economic dynamics book

Quantitative methods for finding the edge of predictability A professor lent me An Introduction to Economic Dynamics by Ronald Shone when I asked for more information about the connections between dynamics and business planning. Economic Dynamics explores, in the context of the firm and primarily with calculus and statistical models: stability and its shifts, equations […]

The Stakeholders' Performance Expectations Gap and Foresight Framework model

Business management planning and Strategic Foresight come together in another overlap via the stakeholders’ performance expectations gap for long term sustainable growth strategy. While reading about managing stakeholder relationships in Business and Society: Stakeholders, Ethics, Public Policy for an MBA course I came across the Performance Expectations Gap in the context of stakeholders in a […]

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Friedman’s book Hot, Flat, and Crowded read for MBA w/ Foresight takeaways

Management Economic Decision Making Topics Joe Murphy

Joe Murphy combines management decision making in the context of economics in this MBA class and brings in elements of foresight

We explore the relationship between sci-fi and foresight with author Brenda Cooper in this video interview as part of a Foresight student book club. Through science fiction do we craft our destination myths and through foresight methods do we measure and prepare futures attached to this narrative? If through futures studies we understand, map, and […]

White House Plan To Provide E-Books for Poor Children Reveals Partnership Driven Future with Content as Connector. This piece was originally written for and posted on the “Houston Foresight: Preparing Professional Futurists” Blog “Student Scanning: “Empowering Youth through E-books”” This, my unedited rather verbose text, is a scanning hit, or news tidbits that indicate plausible changes […]

Starbucks is the most popular location for first dates according to a survey by online dating app Clover. This is another way that the coffee chain has impacted (or benefitted from) not only technology in consumer space but also culture as space. Focused on the social and economic factors, this story is an interesting case when […]