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Recommendation

The future does not and never will exist, but people base many decisions on their conception of it. Futurist Dr. Pero Mićić’s book deals with the complexities of “future management” and “futures methodology.” The first three chapters, where Mićić lays out his elevated concepts, might be tough sledding, but from chapter four – where the author outlines his “five futures glasses” metaphor – his information becomes clearer and more applicable. getAbstract recommends this book and its helpful case studies to corporate directors, executives, private investors and all decision makers. Mićić’s original future analysis proves impressive and useful.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What are the “five futures glasses,” and
  • How to use them to assess and shape your future.
 

About the Author

Pero Mićić, an author on future management, chairs the FutureManagementGroup AG.

 

Summary

“See More of the Future”
The Eltville strategic thinking model uses the metaphor of five pairs of eyeglasses for seeing the future to help you think systematically about various possible futures and how to prepare for them using a seven-step process. First is the “introductory step,” during...

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    Martin De Urgoiti 5 months ago
    Interesting perspectives on how to reduce future complexity.
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    gov don 7 years ago
    Great
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    Patrick Doody 7 years ago
    My opinion

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