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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. This paper contributes to the recent discussion about the standards and quality of futures research. The quality criteria proposed by Kuusi (Futura 1/15, 2015) concern the internal and external validity of a f...

    Authors: Anna-Leena Vasamo
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:18
  18. This elaboration will explore the epistemology of futures studies. To address this, first the logi-cal ground of epistemology has to be examined, i.e., the laws of thought and in connection to that, the mere p...

    Authors: Matthias Sonk
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:17

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  19. The advent of fully automated road vehicles is a topic currently getting attention in the field of transport as well as futures research: the technology is assumed to radically change the way we move in the fu...

    Authors: Eva Fraedrich, Sven Beiker and Barbara Lenz
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:11
  20. Certain developed countries have experienced the ‘peak car’ phenomenon. While this remains to be confirmed longitudinally, it looks certain that future mobility in Europe and elsewhere will be shaped by a part...

    Authors: Nikolas Thomopoulos and Moshe Givoni
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:14
  21. In the transport sector, where change comes with inertia and investments are made with a long term perspective, decision makers need to consider how the future may look like in the very long term. The work pre...

    Authors: J. Bernardino, A. Aggelakakis, M. Reichenbach, J. Vieira, M. Boile, J. Schippl, P. Christidis, A. Papanikolaou, A. Condeco, H. Garcia and M. Krail
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:13
  22. In this introduction to the topical collection on the “Future of Transport in Europe”, we argue that European transport regimes are at a turning point and despite the sector inertia, we can detect cultural, so...

    Authors: Massimo Moraglio and Hans-Liudger Dienel
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:12
  23. It is widely recognized that transformation of urban areas are urgent to meet the demands for more efficient and environmental friendly transportation in the future. Although there are general agreements on th...

    Authors: Tom Erik Julsrud and Tanu Priya Uteng
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:10
  24. This article discusses a possible future, in which the network society is deepening to become an internet-based ecosystemic society. The study of the possible societal impacts of the ‘media disruption’ brought...

    Authors: Juho Ruotsalainen and Sirkka Heinonen
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:9
  25. A transformation of our current transport system and individual mobility behaviour is an essential pre-requisite for attaining a desirable future that enables a life within environmental boundaries (“safe oper...

    Authors: Moritz Kammerlander, Karin Schanes, Franziska Hartwig, Jill Jäger, Ines Omann and Michelle O’Keeffe
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:8
  26. The analysis of Wild Cards, potential low-likelihood but high-impact events, in foresight studies is important in order to counter the tendency of decision makers to deny major surprises. This paper presents the ...

    Authors: Aharon Hauptman, Merja Hoppe and Yoel Raban
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:7
  27. If the European energy and transport sectors are to meet the 2050 energy and climate policy targets, major socio-technical change (transition) is necessary. Along with new technologies, changes are required al...

    Authors: Anu Tuominen, Nina Wessberg and Anna Leinonen
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:6
  28. The focus of the present paper is on the development of a methodological framework for guiding strategic decision-making towards the sustainable future development of peripheral small island regions, constitut...

    Authors: Anastasia Stratigea and Vicky Katsoni
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:5
  29. This article presents a way how the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) analysis tools can be combined with the Delphi methodology, and especially with the BCG portfolio matrix analysis. The Delphi Method is one of ...

    Authors: Yrjö Myllylä and Jari Kaivo-oja
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2015 3:2

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