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the role of the ideal future and how to get there

A speech given by Dr. Elisabeth Dostal at the World Future Society Conference in May 2010

Introduction (2:21)

Introduction by Michael Lee, founding chairman of

World Future Society of South Africa

 

Part 1 (10:48)

Systems thinking: A worldview that can deal with complexity

 

 

Some of the points discussed in the first part of the speech are

Part 2 (28:11)

Ideal future designs: To change our future course

 

 

Some of the points discussed in this part of the speech are

  • conceptual and physical reality of systems
    (see also conceptual versus physical reality presentation)
  • role of the ideal future
    (see also ideal future presentation)
  • steps in redesigning the future
    (see also redesign steps presentation)

Part 3 (12:55)

Stakeholder governance: New thinking about governance

 

 

Some of the points discussed in this part of the speech are

  • multi-dimensionality of development
    (see also multi-dimensionality presentation)
  • co-production of solutions
    (see also co-production presentation)
  • transversal (multi-functional) strategic design
  • stakeholder governance

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