Whether you are about to embark on your business degree programme, are already a business student or are a business graduate, this book helps you to develop yourself and your career in ways which will benefit you, your current and future employers and society.
Chapter 16: Futures
It is said in China, ‘May you be cursed to live in interesting times’ (Jencks, 1987). Judging from daily reports of current and international affairs, there is nothing dull about the time we are living through or where the world is heading. Obviously, gaining a handle on how it is changing and coming to terms with the implications of this for both business and for us as individuals is a strategic matter of inquiry.
If we knew the future how differently we would approach so many things, including how we lead our lives in the so called ‘now’ (referring to the present). We cannot know the future, because no one has been there or discovered it ahead of us. Emerging ...