Futuring: The Exploration of the Future. By Edward Cornish Pages displayed by permission of World Future Society. Copyright. Editorial Reviews. Review. An engrossing and important book Read it. It could change your Futuring: The Exploration of the Future – Kindle edition by Edward Cornish. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or. Edward Cornish is the founder of the World Future Society and editor of its magazine, The Futurist. He has served as an advisor to three U.S. presidents.

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No eBook available Amazon. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Good mental expansion reading. Account Options Sign in. Since the future is hurtling toward us at breakneck speed, foresight is the great need of our times. We must think ahead My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Exploration of the Future. World Future Society- Social Science – pages.

The most important thing happening today is not reported in newspapers or on the TV news. We must think ahead if we are to cope with the hurricane-force changes now bashing at every aspect of our lives. This acceleration of change brings enormous opportunities as well as great dangers. Most of us know better than to drive down a highway at eighty miles an hour without looking at the road ahead. But when it comes to steering our careers and businesses, we tue ever consider what?


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Futuring : The Exploration of the Future by Edward Cornish (2005, Paperback)

This is where futuring can help. Futuring is the art and science of exploring the future.

It offers methods and techniques that can help you understand trends, identify opportunities and avoid dangers. Futuring can help you understand possible future developments, make better decisions, develop worthwhile goals, and find the means to achieve them.

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Futuring is a powerful way to help you and your organization to create a better future. Virtually anyone can benefit from learning the skills and per-spectives of futuring: Businesspeople can anticipate profitable new markets and innovative products.

Investors can be ready to get in on the ground floor of emerging industries and new technologies. Educators and parents can help ensure that young people are properly prepared for the new world they? Students can plan out careers in highly rewarding professions.


Futuring: The Exploration Of The Future

Concerned citizens and policy makers will find practical ways to help guide their communities and organizations to a successful future. Futuring will open your eyes to the world of the future and how you can prepare for the opportunities and risks ahead.

In addition, Futuring will guide you through the history of serious thinking about the future, including the development of the idea of progress in the seventeenth century to the disillu-sionment with progress that came in the twentieth century.

You will learn how far-sighted military planners, trend-watchers in business, and scholars in think tanks developed ways to think scientifically about the future so that leaders in government and business could prepare for the opportunities and risks ahead.

Now you, too, can benefit from their discoveries. Other editions – View all Futuring: He has served as an advisor to three U. His previous books include The Study of the Future, a widely used textbook.