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  1. Based on previous studies on corporate foresight, companies and organizations still suffer from the lack of a framework to encounter future economic conditions as well as assuring all relevant external changes...

    Authors: Sohail Dadkhah, Rohullah Bayat, Safar Fazli, Einallah Keshavarz Tork and Aboalghasem Ebrahimi
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:18
  2. Films can be seen as cultural projections of technoscientific futures. The ways that technoscience is represented in films may shape the way we perceive future innovations and the social implications of such d...

    Authors: Regula Valérie Burri
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:17
  3. If futures studies aims to become someday an autonomous field of research and application, it must prove that it contributes knowledge, methods, and viewpoints different from those distinctive of other already...

    Authors: Roberto Poli
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:15
  4. In this contribution, we investigate how results produced in a large-scale participatory agenda setting process differ from results of expert-based foresight studies with a similar aim of informing EU research...

    Authors: Aaron Rosa, Niklas Gudowsky and Philine Warnke
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:14
  5. Backcasting as a scholarly and planning approach is increasingly used in futures studies in fields related to urban sustainability as an alternative to traditional planning approaches and a formal element of f...

    Authors: Simon Elias Bibri
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:13
  6. The question whether foresight processes are scientific procedures at all is still under lively discussion. In this article, we shall try to give an answer by creating a generic model of such processes and com...

    Authors: Michael Lauster and Stephanie Hansen-Casteel
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:11
  7. The relationship between media and politics in Iran is significantly complicated and multidimensional. Although the so-called independent press and news media are being published in a regular basis, the entire...

    Authors: Sara Talebian and Hamed Talebian
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:8
  8. Water utilities are facing the challenging problem of planning rehabilitation and renewal of their urban water systems for an uncertain future, which will be affected by climate change, demographic changes and...

    Authors: Stian Bruaset and Sveinung Sægrov
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:7
  9. In the present work, a set of future studies were implemented in order to answer the following question: What will the future scenarios be within the next 5 years regarding new technologies in the public educa...

    Authors: Matías Mateu, Cristóbal Cobo and John Moravec
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:6
  10. The current business environments are increasingly dominated by the networked and systemic conceptualisation of value creation. However, surprisingly, little is known about the explicit and symbolic (inter)rel...

    Authors: Sanna Ketonen-Oksi
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:5
  11. The National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP) has conducted foresight activities for decades. In recent years, the speed of social change has increased and the complexity in politics and eco...

    Authors: Miki Kuribayashi, Kazuhiro Hayashi and Shinichi Akaike
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:4
  12. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardio-vascular problems, diabetes, cancer, multi-skeletal disorders, depression, neurologic disorders and many more are the major cause of health problems and death in...

    Authors: Beatrix Wepner and Susanne Giesecke
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:2
  13. Change makers are visionaries who wish to bring change to their respective fields. As technological change is accelerating, it is relevant to consider, how the way and what we teach can evolve with the future ...

    Authors: Vikram Munigala, Päivi Oinonen and Kalevi Ekman
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 6:1
  14. Science diplomacy links the two policy domains of foreign affairs and science policy. Competitive thinking and the ways in which this affects global challenges are now putting the globalisation trends in scien...

    Authors: Jos Leijten
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2017 5:20
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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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