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Future Agenda: Six Challenges for the Next Decade

Future Agenda: Six Challenges for the Next Decade

Jones, Tim, author; Dewing, Caroline, author

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Published London : Profile Books 2016
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ISBN: 1908990937, 9781908990792, 9781908990938
Note: Print version record.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-195) and index.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (218 pages)
Subject: Economic forecasting.; Business forecasting.; Twenty-first century Forecasts.; SOCIAL SCIENCE General.; Twenty-first century.
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Contents

  1. Copyright Page
  2. Acknowledgements
  3. Contents
  4. Introduction
  5. Our Approach
  6. Chapter 1. Twelve Common Views of the Future
  7. 1. Too Many People
  8. 2. Running out of Resources
  9. 3. Pollution is out of Control
  10. 4. Migration is Bad
  11. 5. There will not be Enough Jobs
  12. 6. Female Education can Address Many Issues
  13. 7. Technology will Solve the Big Problems
  14. 8. Solar is the Answer
  15. 9. We Need to Rethink Retirement
  16. 10. Health-care Spending will Only Go Up
  17. 11. This is the Asian Century
  18. 12. GDP Growth is the Best Way to Measure Progress
  19. Six Key Challenges
  20. Chapter 2. Challenge 1: FUTURE PEOPLE.
  21. Imbalanced Population GrowthShrinking Middle
  22. Agelessness
  23. Working Longer
  24. Rising Youth Unemployment
  25. Affordable Health Care
  26. Care in the Community
  27. Female Choice Dilemma
  28. Conclusion: Nordic Answers
  29. Chapter 3. Challenge 2: FUTURE PLACE
  30. Accelerated Displacement
  31. Infrastructure Deficit
  32. Built-in Flexibility
  33. Access to Transport
  34. Autonomous Vehicles
  35. Air Quality
  36. Flooded Cities
  37. Basic Sanitation
  38. Eco-civilisation
  39. Intra-city Collaboration and Competition
  40. Off-grid
  41. Conclusion: Smart Cities vs Smarter Citizens
  42. Chapter 4. Challenge 3: FUTURE POWER
  43. Shifting Power and Influence.
  44. Rise of the Cult of ChinaAfrica Growth
  45. Declining Government Influence
  46. Everything Connected
  47. Privacy Regulation
  48. Standards Driving Trade
  49. Open Supply Webs
  50. Energy Storage
  51. Conclusion: Shifting Sands
  52. Chapter 5. Challenge 4: FUTURE BELIEF
  53. Capitalism Challenged
  54. Nature's Capital
  55. Full Cost
  56. Human Touch
  57. Changing Nature of Privacy
  58. Truth and Illusion
  59. Ethical Machines
  60. Keeping the Faith
  61. Conclusion
  62. Chapter 6. Challenge 5: FUTURE BEHAVIOUR
  63. Key Resource Constraints
  64. Food Waste
  65. Urban Obesity
  66. Plastic Oceans
  67. Data Ownership
  68. Digital Money
  69. Education Revolution
  70. Mass Engagement.
  71. Caring for Those Left BehindConclusion: Still Being Stupid?
  72. Chapter 7. Challenge 6: FUTURE BUSINESS
  73. Companies with Purpose
  74. Speed-to-Scale
  75. The Value of Data
  76. Dynamic Pricing
  77. Organisation 3.0
  78. Creative Economy
  79. Deeper Collaboration
  80. The Real Sharing Economy
  81. Last-Mile Delivery
  82. Sometime Nomads
  83. Conclusion: Business and Society
  84. Chapter 8. Reflections on Common Views of the Future
  85. 1. Too Many People
  86. 2. Running out of Resources
  87. 3. Pollution is out of Control
  88. 4. Migration is Bad
  89. 5. There will not be Enough Jobs
  90. 6. Female Education can Address Many Issues.
  91. 7. Technology will Solve the Big Problems8. Solar is the Answer
  92. 9. We Need to Rethink Retirement
  93. 10. Health-Care Spending will Only Go Up
  94. 11. This is the Asian Century
  95. 12. GDP Growth is the Best Way to Measure Progress
  96. Chapter 9. Cross Topic Insights
  97. Trust
  98. Privacy
  99. Inequality
  100. Transparency
  101. Identity
  102. Conclusion
  103. Questions
  104. Moving Forward
  105. Endnotes
  106. Index.