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  1. Futures studies argue that the future cannot be predicted, but rather alternative futures can be explored and preferred futures can be imagined. Furthermore, our images of the futures can be a resource that in...

    Authors: Ana Nuutinen, Riikka Räisänen and Päivi Fernström

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:18

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  2. Future scenarios are often used to address long-term challenges characterised by uncertainty and complexity, as they can help explore different alternative future pathways. Scenarios can therefore be a useful ...

    Authors: Eléonore Fauré, Yevgeniya Arushanyan, Elisabeth Ekener, Sofiia Miliutenko and Göran Finnveden

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:17

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  3. Digital transformation is rapidly causing major, even disruptive changes in many industries. Moreover, global developments like digital platforms (cloud) and IoT create fundamentally new connections at many le...

    Authors: Petri Kettunen and Maarit Laanti

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:16

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  4. Mediatisation of the world and the increasing power of social networks, means that consumers’ choices are more and more based on identity play, gaining social currency and self-branding. Furthermore the choice...

    Authors: Hanna Willman-Iivarinen

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:14

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  5. We are living in a world of increasing interconnectedness through digitalisation and globalisation, exacerbating environmental conditions, severe economic challenges, uneven distribution of wealth, and geopoli...

    Authors: Sirkka Heinonen, Joni Karjalainen, Juho Ruotsalainen and Karlheinz Steinmüller

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:12

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  6. The present paper provides a meta-study of security and defence foresight documents by the Atlantic Alliance, European Union and various official bodies linked to the Defence Ministries of Canada, France, Germ...

    Authors: Javier Jordan

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:11

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  7. Scenarios are a well-established methodology used in foresight. In this paper a three-phased process is described to maximise relevance for policy-making of a set of scenarios. As a first step, four scenarios ...

    Authors: Anne-Katrin Bock and Laurent Bontoux

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:10

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  8. In his book, Markku Wilenius, Professor of Future Studies at the University of Turku, in Finland, applies the concept of the mega waves of change (of 40–60 years each), proposed by the Russian economist Nikola...

    Authors: Emmanuel G. Koukios

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:8

    Content type: Review Article

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  9. Privacy is one of the pressing issues of the digital age. New technologies and surveillance practices continuously present new privacy threats. This paper reports an exploratory qualitative study on non-expert...

    Authors: Matti Minkkinen, Burkhard Auffermann and Sirkka Heinonen

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:7

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  10. The article sketches three major realms - the realm of world order, the realm of work, and the realm of social policy - that will in all likelihood undergo fundamental change in the years and decades ahead, ra...

    Authors: Volker H. Schmidt

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:6

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  11. In 1906 and 1907 William James delivered a series of lectures in Boston and New York. Those lectures later were distilled into a paper entitled PRAGMATISM A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking. In 1972 Robert ...

    Authors: John Vodonick

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:5

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  12. The following paper explores the experience of narrative Foresight applied to the use of the scenario method in Argentina in the light of the contributions of critical Future Studies concerning the narrative d...

    Authors: María Mercedes Patrouilleau

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:3

    Content type: Review Article

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  13. The paper aims to advance Futures Research by outlining the context and development perspectives of business Foresight in Visegrad region (that is in: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary). Authors app...

    Authors: Anna Sacio-Szymańska, Anna Kononiuk, Stefano Tommei, Ondrej Valenta, Éva Hideg, Judit Gáspár, Peter Markovič, Klaudia Gubová and Brigita Boorová

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:26

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  14. The Future of Learning 2030 Barometer was launched in 2009. It was ordered by the Finnish National Board of Education to support the reform of the core curricula and look beyond the contemporary interests. The...

    Authors: Tiina Airaksinen, Irmeli Halinen and Hannu Linturi

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 5:2

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. The aim of this paper is to show some results from a Foresight study related to future trends about advanced technology services of National Research and Education Networks (NREN). The approach of this study w...

    Authors: Abdul Yaver, J. M. Sánchez-Torres, M. A. Amórtegui and L. Giraldo-Ríos

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:24

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  16. Modes of organising have an indirect relationship with the new key technologies as enablers of new forms of organisation. The effect is two-fold: first the emergent technologies bring more efficiency to tradit...

    Authors: Sofi Kurki and Markku Wilenius

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:23

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  17. In this article the value of Twitter data analysis for a strategic foresight exercise is discussed. The article offers an overview of Twitter’s basic functionalities, previous Twitter research and related stud...

    Authors: André Uhl, Nina Kolleck and Edgar Schiebel

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 5:1

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  18. Focusing on an educational paradigm rooted in critical pedagogy, the socratic method, futures studies, and peace education, this essay takes the position that classrooms of the future should be transformed int...

    Authors: Jelena Cingel Bodinet

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:21

    Content type: Original Article

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  19. Although Delphi has come a long way in the development of the method itself, or even in business organisation, it has not been used at all in business ethics. To fill this gap, we have reviewed the literature ...

    Authors: Leire San-Jose and Jose Luis Retolaza

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:19

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  20. Learning strategies are social innovations of the past. To help us cope with problems in the past, they were developed, imitated, spread and codified into practices, rules and institutions. They lose their use...

    Authors: Andrea Cederquist and Ulrich Golüke

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:17

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  21. This article deals with the notion of belonging in today’s multi-ethnic Sweden and hints at perpectives of future European identity-building. On the basis of Frantz Fanon’s understanding of colonialism and the...

    Authors: Magnus Dahlstedt and Maria Olson

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:16

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  22. The speed and complexity of the technology evolution faced by modern societies need new approaches to the analysis and understanding of the world. Indeed, an exclusive focus on technological goals can miss to ...

    Authors: Riccardo Apreda, Andrea Bonaccorsi, Felice dell’Orletta and Gualtiero Fantoni

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:13

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  23. The perception of ocean areas by policy-makers or by people, living or not on the coast, has significantly varied over centuries. Due to its vastness and complexity, the sea has been studied within distinct ac...

    Authors: Denis Lacroix, Bernard David, Véronique Lamblin, Nicolas de Menthière, Marie de Lattre-Gasquet, Antoine Guigon, Emmanuelle Jannès-Ober, Halvard Hervieu, Françoise Potier, Gilles Ragain and Moussa Hoummady

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:11

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  24. The article discusses possible futures of self-organising peer-to-peer work through four transformative scenarios constructed in the Neo-Carbon Energy research project. These futures images probe the futures o...

    Authors: Juho Ruotsalainen, Sirkka Heinonen, Joni Karjalainen and Marjukka Parkkinen

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:10

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  25. Current governance structures are increasingly showing inability to address complex issues such as the Grand Challenges. Dealing with these highly interrelated, cross cutting, extensive and potentially open en...

    Authors: Niklas Gudowsky and Walter Peissl

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:8

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  26. The point of departure of the paper is that there are profound social, cultural, technological, scientific and environmental changes which occur at most local but also at global levels of the modern world. Fro...

    Authors: Jón Torfi Jónasson

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:7

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  27. Technologies arising out of successful high-tech mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have a significant innovation potential. However, forecasting of the possible output is coupled with uncertainties caused by misl...

    Authors: Elena Aminova

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:5

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  28. The key research question is to discuss and elaborate the potential value added that futures studies could provide for European citizens and political, social and economic institutions. In the article the prob...

    Authors: Andres Viia, Anu Toots, Barbara Černič Mali, Bostjan Kerbler, Erik F. Øverland, Erik Terk, Külliki Tafel-Viia, Jari Kaivo-oja, Joe Finnerty, Mairéad Considine, Richard Sendi and Silja Lassur

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2016 4:1

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  29. The article discusses quality criteria for futures research in the frame of so-called ‘Futures Map’. This article is the edited and developed version of the article (Futura 1: 60-77, 2015). Based on the comments ...

    Authors: Osmo Kuusi, Kerstin Cuhls and Karlheinz Steinmüller

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:22

    Content type: Original Article

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