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Title Futurevision : ideas, insights, and strategies / edited by Howard F. Didsbury ; preface by Jerome Karle.

Imprint Bethesda, Md., USA : World Future Society, c1996.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  303.490905 F989 1996    ---  Available
Description xxx, 366 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note "Produced in conjunction with the World Future Society's Eighth General Assembly, held in Washington, D.C., July 13-18, 1996"--P. ix.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The Future of work. The Last of the baby boomers and their prospects for climbing the corporate ladder of success / Mercedes M. Fisher -- Unemployment as the 21st century growth profession: prelude: 'welfare reform' as a comic opera / Frederick C. Thayer -- Unemployment and underconsumption in the 21st century / Bertrand H. Chatel -- Poverty has a rich future / David Macarov.
Education. Teaching the future: a memoir / W. Warren Wagar -- How to develop a social foresight capacity / Richard A. Slaughter -- Strategies for using human intuition / John L. Anderson -- Specialist or generalist? A False dichotomy: an important distinction / P.J. Hartwick and Caela Farren -- Virtual literacy: literacy in virtual learning environments / David Passig -- Cyberspace versus the endangered university: the prospects for the 21st century education / Joseph N. Pelton.
Management. The Strategic armament response to the challenge of global change / James L. Morrison, Ian Wilson -- Technique for strategic management / George Korey -- Inversting in attitude capital to improve service quality / Charles H. Little -- The Future of mobile computing / Ralph Menzano.
Sustainability. Politics, science, and sustainability: the prospects for agriculture / Clifton E. Anderson -- Growing greener products: what we can learn from pea pods and apple peels in stimulating creativity in environment-related innovation / Jacquelyn A. Ottman -- Reflections on the future. Thinking about the future / Frederik Pohl -- Why the future belongs to smaller sized humans / Thomas T. Samaras -- Six priorities from future generations / Allen Tough -- Decline or revitalization. Futurizing America's institutions / Richard D. Lamm -- Medical ethics and the future. Some reflections on the future of medical ethics / Robert B. Mellert -- The Global scene. Avoiding the future of war / Gary S. Schofield -- Social problematics: towards a systematic definition / Paris J. Arnopoulos -- Reformation and enlightenment--the reconstruction of civil society for the 21st century / John M. Francis -- Africa and the new globalization: challenges and options for the future / Julius O. Ihonvbere.
Subject Twenty-first century -- Forecasts -- Congresses.
Forecasting -- Congresses.
Indexed Term Forecasting Congresses
Prognose 2000-2100
Twenty-first century Forecasts Congresses
Added Author Didsbury, Howard F., 1924-2012.
World Future Society.
Added Title Future vision, ideas, insights and strategies
ISBN 093024253X

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