Category MBA

Popular Mechanics Article on the Work of Futurists & My Reflections as One

literacy in business, technology, and strategy for the future.
Reflections on Popular Mechanics article about futurists from my perspective as a student of foresight and business.

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Futures work swim goggles ex by Joe Murphy Librarian

How a Futurist Might Work – Olympic Swimming Goggles Example

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

Video Interview with 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.

Economic Dynamics -Book- Calculating Business Planning Through Chaos

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

The Stakeholders’ Expectations Gap Meets Foresight Framework – Video – Management Planning/Futures

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 Hot, Flat, and Crowded Read for MBA Course + Foresight Takeaways

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

Joe Murphy Librarian Managerial Economics graphic

Economics for Managers MBA Course & Decision Making

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