Managing the Future

Book Name : Managing the Future_x000D_
Foresight in the Knowledge Economy

By by Haridimos Tsoukas, Jill Shepherd

Sub Title : Foresight in the Knowledge Economy

Written by : by Haridimos Tsoukas, Jill Shepherd

Subject Category : Economics

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In this book, leading authors explore ways in which organizations can develop their ability to manage the future. An exploration of the ways in which organizations can develop their ability to manage the future. Consists of ten papers written by authors from both sides of the Atlantic and from Asia, all of whom are distinguished scholars in the fields of strategy or organizational learning. Addresses key questions about how organizational foresight can be conceptualized and developed, and the extent to which it is possible. The papers are prefaced by a foreword from Spyros Makridakis and an introduction from the editors. Helps to shape a new research agenda, and so will be of interest to academics, as well as to students and practitioners. Wiley; June 2008 ISBN 9781405142397 Read online, or download in secure PDF format Title: Managing the Future Author: Haridimos Tsoukas (ed.); Jill Shepherd (ed.) Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell Subject categories Economics > Industries. Land use. Labor > Large industry. Factory system. Big business > Cooperation. Cooperative societies Business > Decision-Making & Problem Solving Economics > Industries. Land use. Labor > Industry Business > Knowledge Management Economics > Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Labor market. Labor supply. Labor demand Economics > Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial management > Location of industry Economics > Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial management > Organizational behavior Business > Organizational Behavior Social Sciences Business > Strategic Planning ISBNs 1405142391 9781405116145 9781405142397 About The Author Haridimos Tsoukas is the George D. Mavros Research Professor of Organization and Management at the Athens Laboratory of Business Administration (ALBA), Greece and Professor of Organization Studies, Warwick Business School, UK. He has published widely in several leading academic journals, including the Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Studies, Organization Science, Journal of Management Studies, and Human Relations. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Organization Studies, serves on the Editorial Board of several journals and is co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Organization Theory: Meta-theoretical Perspectives (OUP, 2003). Jill Shepherd is Assistant Professor of Management at the Faculty of Business Administration, Simon Fraser University, and co-organizer of the First International Conference on Organizational Foresight in the Knowledge Economy. Her research interests centre around the use of evolutionary theory, particularly a branch called memetics, to investigate knowledge creation and innovation within corporates, high tech firms and clusters. Prior to becoming an academic, Jill worked in industry both in an international corporate setting and in a 'dot.com’ and operated as an international management consultant for a number of years.

About The authore

Jill Shepherd is Assistant Professor of Management at the Faculty of Business Administration, Simon Fraser University, and co-organizer of the First International Conference on Organizational Foresight in the Knowledge Economy. Her research interests centre around the use of evolutionary theory, particularly a branch called memetics, to investigate knowledge creation and innovation within corporates, high tech firms and clusters. Prior to becoming an academic, Jill worked in industry both in an international corporate setting and in a 'dot.com’ and operated as an international management consultant for a number of years.

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Economics - Industries. Land use. Labor - Large industry. Factory system. Big business - Cooperation. Cooperative societies Business - Decision-Making & Problem Solving Economics - Industries. Land use. Labor - Industry Business - Knowledge Management Economics - Industries. Land use. Labor - Labor. Work. Working class - Labor market. Labor supply. Labor demand Economics - Industries. Land use. Labor - Management. Industrial management - Location of industry Economics - Industries. Land use. Labor - Management. Industrial management - Organizational behavior Business - Organizational Behavior Social Sciences Business - Strategic Planning

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1405142391 - 9781405116145 - 9781405142397

In The Press:

Haridimos Tsoukas is the George D. Mavros Research Professor of Organization and Management at the Athens Laboratory of Business Administration (ALBA), Greece and Professor of Organization Studies, Warwick Business School, UK. He has published widely in several leading academic journals, including the Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Studies, Organization Science, Journal of Management Studies, and Human Relations. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Organization Studies, serves on the Editorial Board of several journals and is co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Organization Theory: Meta-theoretical Perspectives (OUP, 2003).

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Wiley-Blackwell