We want to highlight an organization that is focused on equipping educators and administrative leaders with the mindset and resources to empower their students to own and influence the future.
Denise Kay, Assistant Professor of Medical Education at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, is no stranger to the changing landscape of education and the resulting demand from students who will want a drastically different learning experience to meet their unique needs.
The Futures School founders Yvette Montero Salvatico and Frank Spencer authored the chapter “Disney’s Workforce of the Future: From HR Initiative to Organizational Culture” in Palgrave Macmillan’s Futures Thinking and Organizational Policy: Case Studies for Managing Rapid Change in Technology, Globalization and Workforce Diversity.
In this vlog, Kedge Principal and The Futures School Co-Founder Yvette Montero Salvatico interviews Joana Lenkova, former Consumer Strategist at The Walt Disney Company and Founder of Futures Forward. They discuss Joana’s time on the futures team at The Walt Disney Company, the evolving field of strategy, and an announcement about The Futures School London!
The following case study showcases the value, in terms of practical impact and tangible outcomes, that foresight drives in innovation. Situation With a series of product misses, the research and development (R&D) division of a Fortune 500 hospitality company was struggling to create breakthrough innovation.
Today, we live in a world where creative destruction is happening faster than we can react. Whether the radical changes are in products, services, experiences, technology, or organizational models, we seem to have entered an age of perpetual instability in business and society where the new mantra is “disrupt or be disrupted.” What if we could build proactive organizations that aren’t constantly in the act of chasing or being chased?