Foresight, according to Slaughter (1995, p. 1) is ''a human attribute that allows us to weigh up pros and cons, to evaluate different courses of actions and to invest possible futures on every level with enough reality and meaning to use them as decision making aids. The simplest possible definition is: opening to the future with every means at our disposal, developing views of future options, and then choosing between them.''This indicates that foresight is about processes and behaviours that will enable the firm to undertake more
|Title of host publication||Managing the Future: Foresight in the Knowledge Economy|
|Editors||Haridimos Tsoukas, Jill Shepherd|
|Place of Publication||United States|
|Number of pages||17|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|
Blackman, D. (2004). Austopoietic Limitations of Probing the Future. In H. Tsoukas, & J. Shepherd (Eds.), Managing the Future: Foresight in the Knowledge Economy (pp. 187-203). United States: Wiley-Blackwell.