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National technology foresight research: a literature review from 1984 to 2005
by Benjamin J.C. Yuan, Chih-Hung Hsieh, Chien-Ching Chang
International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy (IJFIP), Vol. 6, No. 1/2/3, 2010


Abstract: This research is to categorise and analyse the academic publications and understand the contents of foresight, the empirical cases of foresight, the benefits of foresight, the foresight methodology, the risk and implementation framework of foresight to answer the pressing concerns for Taiwan's foresight projects by the overview and organisation of journal paper on national foresight. This research applies the SDOS search engine of Inderscience and Elsevier to screen 494 relate papers published from 1984 to 2005 in which 117 key papers were selected. By doing this, three distinct periods, four trends and six implications for Taiwan of national technology foresight are identified.

Online publication date: Sun, 11-Apr-2010


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