Foresight   Strategy in the Asia Pacific Region Book

Foresight Strategy in the Asia Pacific Region


  • Author : Luke van der Laan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-10-08
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 201
  • ISBN 10 : 9789812875976

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Foresight Strategy in the Asia Pacific Region Excerpt :

This book explores the importance of strategy and how to make it work in an environment characterised by constant change. With a specific focus on the Asia Pacific region, anticipated to become the epicentre of global economic activity, it offers insights into the optimisation of economic potential and social cohesion enabled by leaders, which is crucial to the global economy and living standards. It highlights sound foresight, strategic thinking and innovation as the critical underpinnings of successful business and provides a comprehensive guide to combining practice and theory to ensure successful strategies, from formulation to execution. The book also builds on the concepts of change, the purpose of business, foresight, strategic thinking, strategic planning and innovation to present a holistic view of how these essential elements can be integrated in practice. Combined with a special contribution by Chaly Mah, the CEO of Deloitte Asia Pacific, the book carefully balances professional and academic insights to optimally benefit its readers and will be of interest to industry practitioners, researchers and students alike.

Futures Thinking in Asia and the Pacific Book

Futures Thinking in Asia and the Pacific


  • Author : Asian Development Bank
  • Publisher : Asian Development Bank
  • Release Date : 2020-04-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 108
  • ISBN 10 : 9789292621827

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Futures Thinking in Asia and the Pacific Excerpt :

Futures thinking and foresight is a powerful planning approach that can help Asia and the Pacific countries meet economic, political, social, and environmental and climate change challenges. This publication shows how the Asian Development Bank (ADB) piloted this approach to understand entry points to support transformational change in the region. It compiles lessons from an ADB initiative to apply futures and foresight tools in Armenia, Cambodia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, the People's Republic of China, the Philippines, and Timor-Leste. Futures terminology is introduced as are specific tools such as emerging issues analysis, scenario planning, and backcasting. It also describes how futures and foresight tools were applied in the countries.

Competitive Russia  Foresight Model of Economic and Legal Development in the Digital Age Book

Competitive Russia Foresight Model of Economic and Legal Development in the Digital Age


  • Author : Agnessa O. Inshakova
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-04-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 611
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030459130

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Competitive Russia Foresight Model of Economic and Legal Development in the Digital Age Excerpt :

This proceedings book presents papers from the 18th International Scientific Conference, held in September 2019 at Volgograd State University (Russia). The research findings are largely based on the theoretical assumptions of Oleg Inshakov, renowned for his pioneering work on the theory of economic genetics and the theory of “development nucleus” for economic systems. The papers focus on the impact of the 4th industrial revolution on economic growth, the concept of ecosystems corresponding to the rapid spread of digital technologies, regulatory and legal aspects of the Russian economy digitalization, the development of digital technologies in EAEU and BRICS foreign trade, and the corresponding law enforcement measures. The book is intended for academics and practitioners, as well as anyone interested in the problems of new industrialization and the digital transformation of the economy of business entities, regions, countries and integration unions, and their legal regulation to enhance competitiveness on a national and global scale

Transformation Dynamics In Fintech  An Open Innovation Ecosystem Outlook Book

Transformation Dynamics In Fintech An Open Innovation Ecosystem Outlook


  • Author : Anne-laure Mention
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2021-10-13
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811239748

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Transformation Dynamics In Fintech An Open Innovation Ecosystem Outlook Excerpt :

Technology-driven innovation in financial services has been attracting global attention and interest. FinTech innovation is presenting a paradigm shift in financial services affecting a wide range of products, processes and services but also sparking a broader evolutionary transformation, growth opportunities and foundational systemic and structural changes in light of technological interdependencies among market players, infrastructures and ecosystem stakeholders.Transformation Dynamics in FinTech contributes to the intellectual curiosity around the symbiotic relationship of finance and technology by focusing on the multidimensional and multidisciplinary role of open innovation within FinTech innovation, observing and communicating the latest technological, managerial, governance, policy and regulatory perspectives, trends and developments.This book is an essential reading for anyone interested in the growing and evolving development of FinTech ecosystems based on new capabilities and structures that create new dominant architectural designs, which determine competitive dynamics, products, services, processes, business models, markets, value chains, within an open and transformed financial services industry landscape.

Higher Education  Research  and Knowledge in the Asia Pacific Region Book

Higher Education Research and Knowledge in the Asia Pacific Region


  • Author : V. Meek
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2007-01-08
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230603165

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Higher Education Research and Knowledge in the Asia Pacific Region Excerpt :

One of the first books to focus on different national perspectives of knowledge production and research in higher education in the Asia-Pacific region, it compares, contrasts, and critically analyzes how policy in Asia-Pacific countries is furthering a supportive (or non-supportive) environment for the promotion of research within higher education.

Integrating Soft Computing into Strategic Prospective Methods Book

Integrating Soft Computing into Strategic Prospective Methods


  • Author : Raúl Trujillo-Cabezas
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-08-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030254322

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Integrating Soft Computing into Strategic Prospective Methods Excerpt :

This book discusses how to build optimization tools able to generate better future studies. It aims at showing how these tools can be used to develop an adaptive learning environment that can be used for decision making in the presence of uncertainties. The book starts with existing fuzzy techniques and multicriteria decision making approaches and shows how to combine them in more effective tools to model future events and take therefore better decisions. The first part of the book is dedicated to the theories behind fuzzy optimization and fuzzy cognitive map, while the second part presents new approaches developed by the authors with their practical application to trend impact analysis, scenario planning and strategic formulation. The book is aimed at two groups of readers, interested in linking the future studies with artificial intelligence. The first group includes social scientists seeking for improved methods for strategic prospective. The second group includes computer scientists and engineers seeking for new applications and current developments of Soft Computing methods for forecasting in social science, but not limited to this.

Emergent Knowledge Strategies Book

Emergent Knowledge Strategies


  • Author : Ettore Bolisani
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319606576

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Emergent Knowledge Strategies Excerpt :

This book is intended to spark a discourse on, and contribute to finding a clear consensus in, the debate between conceptualizing a knowledge strategy and planning a knowledge strategy. It explores the complex relationship between the notions of knowledge and strategy in the business context, one that is of practical importance to companies. After reviewing the extant literature, the book shows how the concept of knowledge strategies can be seen as a new perspective for exploring business strategies. It proposes a new approach that clarifies how planned and emergent knowledge strategies allow companies to make projections into the uncertain and unpredictable future that dominates today’s economy.

Global Trends 2040 Book

Global Trends 2040


  • Author : National Intelligence Council
  • Publisher : Cosimo Reports
  • Release Date : 2021-03
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 158
  • ISBN 10 : 1646794974

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"The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic marks the most significant, singular global disruption since World War II, with health, economic, political, and security implications that will ripple for years to come." -Global Trends 2040 (2021) Global Trends 2040-A More Contested World (2021), released by the US National Intelligence Council, is the latest report in its series of reports starting in 1997 about megatrends and the world's future. This report, strongly influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic, paints a bleak picture of the future and describes a contested, fragmented and turbulent world. It specifically discusses the four main trends that will shape tomorrow's world: - Demographics-by 2040, 1.4 billion people will be added mostly in Africa and South Asia. - Economics-increased government debt and concentrated economic power will escalate problems for the poor and middleclass. - Climate-a hotter world will increase water, food, and health insecurity. - Technology-the emergence of new technologies could both solve and cause problems for human life. Students of trends, policymakers, entrepreneurs, academics, journalists and anyone eager for a glimpse into the next decades, will find this report, with colored graphs, essential reading.

Why Me  Book

Why Me


  • Author : Janson Yap
  • Publisher : Partridge Publishing Singapore
  • Release Date : 2022-08-29
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN 10 : 9781543771114

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Why Me Excerpt :

The book is a reflection of a post-COVID world, workplace, work and worker. It focuses on the stresses COVID has created, especially in the context of the accelerated, rapidly changing work environment. The book adopts a Singaporean perspective in viewing the nexus between the forces of change, culture and management as it relates to work. In considering how best to increase employee engagement, employee motivation and productivity, it proposes a framework through which leaders, talent practitioners and managers can organise worker collaboration and generate synergy in the process, cumulatively encapsulated by the notion of workplace culture. The book concludes with a view of the futures of work, the main forces of change, complex (wicked) change and a way forward.

Hindsight  Insight  Foresight  Thinking About Security in the Indo Pacific Book

Hindsight Insight Foresight Thinking About Security in the Indo Pacific


  • Author : Alexander L. Vuving
  • Publisher : Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies
  • Release Date : 2020-09-30
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN 10 : 9780977324668

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Hindsight Insight Foresight Thinking About Security in the Indo Pacific Excerpt :

Hindsight, Insight, Foresight is a tour d’horizon of security issues in the Indo-Pacific. Written by 20 current and former members of the faculty at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, its 21 chapters provide hindsight, insight, and foresight on numerous aspects of security in the region. This book will help readers to understand the big picture, grasp the changing faces, and comprehend the local dynamics of regional security.

Resetting Our Future  Learning from Tomorrow Book
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Resetting Our Future Learning from Tomorrow


  • Author : Bart Édes
  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-26
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789047646

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Resetting Our Future Learning from Tomorrow Excerpt :

COVID-19 wrecked the plans and strategies of organizations everywhere, while injecting greater uncertainty into a world already undergoing disruptive social and technological change. Strategic Foresight can help us navigate through the recovery and beyond. Strategic Foresight is a systematic, intelligence-gathering, vision-building process that helps us manage uncertainty by discerning plausible alternative futures and applying the insights to present-day planning. It is ideally suited to a world upended by the pandemic and rapid transformations in the way we live, work and interact. Using approachable language and a multitude of examples, Learning from Tomorrow shows how Strategic Foresight broadens our perspectives, exposes opportunities and risks, and opens our minds to innovation in a post-pandemic world. It is essential reading for organizational leaders and those responsible for developing strategies, scenarios, policies and plans.

The Future of the United States Australia Alliance Book

The Future of the United States Australia Alliance


  • Author : Scott D. McDonald
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-01-20
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000326697

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The Future of the United States Australia Alliance Excerpt :

The United States-Australia alliance has been an important component of the US-led system of alliances that has underpinned regional security in the Indo-Pacific since 1945. However, recent geostrategic developments, in particular the rise of the People’s Republic of China, have posed significant challenges to this US-led regional order. In turn, the growing strategic competition between these two great powers has generated challenges to the longstanding US-Australia alliance. Both the US and Australia are confronting a changing strategic environment, and, as a result, the alliance needs to respond to the challenges that they face. The US needs to understand the challenges and risks to this vital relationship, which is growing in importance, and take steps to manage it. On its part, Australia must clearly identify its core common interests with the US and start exploring what more it needs to do to attain its stated policy preferences. This book consists of chapters exploring US and Australian perspectives of the Indo-Pacific, the evolution of Australia-US strategic and defence cooperation, and the future of the relationship. Written by a joint US-Australia team, the volume is aimed at academics, analysts, students, and the security and business communities.

Breeding Latin American Tigers Book

Breeding Latin American Tigers


  • Author : Robert Devlin
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2011-10-11
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9780821387443

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Breeding Latin American Tigers Excerpt :

This book is motivated by the emerging rehabilitation of industrial policies as a tool for supporting economic transformation and high rates of growth in developing countries. It argues that underperforming disciples of the Washington Consensus 'market fundamentalism' should learn and practice the art of systemic industrial policies, which requires a medium-long term strategic perspective and intelligent proactive state interventions in markets. However, it also stresses that rehabilitation requires that industrial policies be developed and implemented in a context of home- grown public-private alliances that avoid state 'capture' by special interests. It first examines the 'how' of industrial policy in the public sectors of ten non-Latin American countries in Asia, Europe, and Oceania that have been successful in promoting economic catch-up with rich countries, or have performed better than Latin American countries with similar resource endowments. The book defines '10+1' generic First Principles for the use, design, and execution of modern industrial policies, and then examines the experiences of nine Latin American and Caribbean governments against these First Principles. The authors identify large gaps in the organizational and operational effectiveness of their public sectors, and suggest ways to close these gaps.

Strategic Foresight Book

Strategic Foresight


  • Author : Sarah Lai-Yin Cheah
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2020-03-09
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN 10 : 9783110672916

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Strategic Foresight Excerpt :

Strategic foresight is discipline that organizations adopt to gather, interpret, manage information about the future environment they plan to operate in. This book introduces the concept of strategic foresight and advocates a holistic and systemic foresight approach comprising five phases that are suitable for organizations in the public and private sectors. Using real‐life cases as practical examples, the book demonstrates how organizations can apply a range of foresight methods and resources across the phases from intelligence to implementation. The book offers an opportunity to learn by all key stakeholders. It enhances the understanding of the National Research Organization’s Foresight exercise (as the complex social phenomenon) in its context. The case study of the National Research Organisation provides lessons and insights that can improve both the theoretical and practical implementation of the Foresight Exercise. Dr Mlungisi Cele Acting Head: National Advisory Council on Innovation Department of Science and Technology, Republic of South Africa Foresight methodologies have been widely spreading among business and research organizations worldwide during the last decades. The weakest point of many forward-looking activities so far was the lack of their practical use. The books shows, on a number of cases, how a Foresight study, being wisely designed and implemented, can become a useful navigation tool for increasing competitiveness in the fast changing environment. Dr Alexander Sokolov Professor, HSE National Research University, Russia Director, Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge / International Research and Educational Foresight Centre Very useful tool to describe how organizations assess the future and formulate strategic plans using a systemic foresight methodology Ibon Zugasti Managing Director in PROSPEKTIKER and Chair of the Millennium Project Node in Spain A comprehensive source of knowledge on complex issues of technology

The Decline of European Naval Forces Book

The Decline of European Naval Forces


  • Author : Jeremy Stöhs
  • Publisher : Naval Institute Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-15
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9781682473092

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The Decline of European Naval Forces aims to provide insight into the evolution of Europe’s naval forces since the end of the Cold War. To illuminate the drastic changes many European navies have undergone over the last twenty-five years, Jeremy Stöhs analyzes the defense policies and naval strategies of eleven European states as well as the evolution, deployment, and capabilities of their respective naval forces. In these case studies, the development of Europe’s most important naval forces is assessed per the respective strategic framework in which they have operated over the past two decades. Stöhs describes not only the general composition of each force but also the range of their capabilities and their important technical features. His study shows that since the end of the Cold War, all but a few European navies have significantly decreased in size and, thus, have ceded important capabilities along the way. Based on the understanding of sea power as a prerequisite for political influence and economic health, the consequences of the geopolitical shift toward the Asian-Pacific region, and most importantly the general decline of Europe’s traditional naval capabilities, the author concludes that the ability of European states to influence events near and abroad by means of their naval forces has atrophied and will continue to be called into question in the future