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Leadership and Strategic Foresight in Smart Cities

A Futures Thinking Model

Authors: LugoSantiago, José A.

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  • Examines how the application of leadership practices within a strategic foresight model provides a roadmap for future-oriented leadership thinking that is long term
  • Provides a comprehensive overview of the direction and intent of merging innovative technologies within the city infrastructure while pointing out the importance of leadership
  • Embraces the evolution of cities, the critique of the smart city, and posits them into a framework of leadership thinking that is foresight focused
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This book examines the leadership practices and foresight needed for smart cities. The book begins by exploring the evolving definition of a smart city. Then, it considers the problems with smart cities and the need for foresight in the management of these cities. The last part of the book offers a model of strategic foresight based on understanding, anticipating, and shaping the future, with applicability to organizations. This book offers a new conception of smart cities that will appeal to researchers and policymakers interested in futures thinking and strategy.

About the authors

José A. LugoSantiago is President and CEO of LugoSantiago Enterprise Group (LS|EG), USA. He is also a Co-Founder of the Institute for Leadership & Strategic Foresight. Both organizations are dedicated to improving the futures, strategic positions, and leadership performance of teams, communities, cities, and businesses. He received his Doctorate in Strategic Leadership and Foresight from Regent University.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Leadership and Strategic Foresight in Smart Cities
Book Subtitle
A Futures Thinking Model
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-49020-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-49020-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-49019-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 161
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations, 11 illustrations in colour
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