Tag Archives: foresight

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.

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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 […]

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

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

How are Foresight and Science Fiction Connected?

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 […]

The White House, E-Books, & A Partnership Driven Future w/ Content as Connector

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 a Top Choice for 1st dates – Futures Perspectives

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 […]