Books and articles

“three-horizon-book-bill-sharpe1”Three Horizons

Bill Sharpe, Three Horizons: The Patterning of Hope.

An extract from the book is available here, published in the APF newsletter Compass.

 

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Transition tools

Graham Leicester, Transformative Innovation

Daniel Wahl, Designing Regenerative Cultures. Reviewed in Resurgence by Jonathan Porritt (pdf).

Strategic foresight

Tricia Lustig, Strategic Foresight: Learning from the future.

Methods

The APF Compass Special edition on futures methods can be downloaded here.
It includes a guide to three horizons, Verge, and a wide selection of other futures methods.

Systems thinking

Donella Meadows’ ‘Leverage Points: Places to Intervene in a System’ is a classic paper on creating systemic change. Her book Thinking in Systems is also a recommended introduction to the initial principles of systems thinking.