-- a university of arizona course on methods and approaches for studying the future
Biography: Professor of Social Sciences, Harvard University. Previous positions
as editor for Fortune Magazine, chair/member of various national commissions.
Coined the term "post industrial society."
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Worldview: society is made up of several parts and is not an integrated whole, still changing "post industrial" shifts, and new market systems.
Driving force views
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Time horizon and relative optimism
Global and sociotechnical orientation
Note: a primary reference for much of this material is Coates, Joseph and Jennifer Jarratt. What Futurists Believe, A World Future Society Book, Published by Lamond in 1989. 340 pages.