Futures work swim goggles ex by Joe Murphy Librarian

Goggles enabled swimmers to break records. Here is what a futurist might have done in this development.

Joe Murphy Librarian interviews Bruce Rosenstein author of Create Your Future the Peter Drucker way

Management + Foresight + Libraries. What leadership guru Peter Drucker teaches us about a future-focused mindset. An interview with author Bruce Rosenstein.

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 […]

Joe Murphy librarian bridges foresight method with business strategy for meeting stakeholder expectations

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 […]

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

Joe Murphy Librarian Managerial Economics graphic

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

Joe Murphy Librarian interviews sci-fi author brenda cooper about how futures studies and foresight are connected to science fiction

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 […]