The Five Futures Glasses

How to See and Understand More of the Future with the Eltville Model

Authors: Micic, P., Mi?i?, Pero

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This is an inspiring, and practical book about seeing more of the future markets than the competitors. It is the first comprehensive model for analyzing and managing the future systematically and effectively. The five futures glasses and the 'Eltville Model' are simple, but thorough tools to improve thinking and communicating about the future.

About the authors

DR. PERO MI?i? is a leading expert on future management and future markets and CEO of FutureManagementGroup AG, Eltville, Germany. Dr Mi?i? studied Business and Future Studies in Germany, Great Britain and in the USA. He received his PhD from the Leeds Business School with a work on futures methodology. He is the author of five other books and numerous articles on future management and is a frequent speaker at events events worldwide. Since 1991, Dr. Micic has been a consultant for many of the world's leading enterprises on issues of corporate foresight, future markets and practical implementation into strategic management. Dr. Micic is a founding member of the Association of professional Futurists, president of the advisory board of the European Futurists Conference in Lucerne and president of the Conference on Trend- and Future Management. His website is www.FutureManagementGroup.com (alternatively www.Micic.com)

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'If leaders and managers are to learn anything from the years of crisis it is that they must develop future thinking skills. Based on Pero Mi?i?'s rigorous research and many years of experience, The Five Futures Glasses provides essential, exciting and effective ideas, techniques and tools for learning about the future in the present. This book is much needed!' - Jeff Gold, Professor of Organization Learning, Leeds Business School.

'I hope that this book will be available in Chinese very soon, for the millions of Chinese readers, who can greatly benefit from Pero Mi?i?'s unique and comprehensive way of managing the future.' - SK Liow, China Hair and Beauty Association.

'You need an integrated framework to process, digest and act on information about the future. The Eltville Model is the first really effective framework to do this.' - Richard C.M. Wong, Chairman of Vistage, Malaysia& Singapore.

Praise for German edition

'The Eltville Model, with the five futures glasses, is the most comprehensive and integrated model of strategy development using the perspectives and tools of strategic foresight that I know.' - Dr. Peter Bishop, Associate Professor of Strategic Foresight, University of Houston

'The Eltville Model is the most effective strategy development tool that we have used so far at Continental.' - Dr. Hartmut Wöhler, Continental

'This valuable system with the five futures glasses made sure we achieved very good results within a very short time.' - Dr. Georg Oenbrink, Degussa Evonik


Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • About this book

    Mićić, Pero

    Pages 1-7

  • Why we need futures glasses

    Mićić, Pero

    Pages 8-28

  • Many futures and five futures glasses

    Mićić, Pero

    Pages 29-48

  • Your blue futures glasses:What lies ahead?

    Mićić, Pero

    Pages 49-86

  • Your red futures glasses:How could the future surprise you?

    Mićić, Pero

    Pages 87-126

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eBook $49.99
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Hardcover $64.00
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Softcover $57.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-31971-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Five Futures Glasses
Book Subtitle
How to See and Understand More of the Future with the Eltville Model
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-27531-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230275317
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-24705-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31971-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 266
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