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Futurewise, Fourth Edition by Patrick Dixon

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AppendixMeasuring your FUTURE

So how can you measure up your organisation against the Six Faces of the Future? How can you assess your own strengths and weaknesses in tomorrow’s world? I am grateful to David Stanley’s imaginative help in developing this simple ‘Star Treatment’ method of Futuring your organisation. The six faces of the cube are, as we have seen earlier in this book, weighted in different ways according to time, place and industry. But if we squash the cube flat and make a circle we can begin to make a Future-Chart as a measuring device.

The technique is simple and fast: mark on each of the six lines how strong you think your organisation is in the six key areas: FAST, URBAN, TRIBAL, UNIVERSAL, RADICAL and ETHICAL. When the points ...

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