Martin Rhisiart

Martin Rhisiart
University of South Wales · Department of Business and Management

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Introduction
Martin Rhisiart is Professor of Strategy and Innovation at the Business School, University of South Wales. His main interests are strategic foresight and innovation

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Publications (28)
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Several factors have been identified as important in generating policy-related impact from foresight work, including an effective communications strategy, engagement with relevant stakeholders, creating partnerships, and alignment with the policy-making agenda. The aim of this paper is to explore the use and impact of a scenarios project on the fut...
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L’apport de la littératie des futurs à l’anticipation se rapproche de celui de l’écriture à la parole. La langue parlée tout comme l’anticipation relèvent de capacités innées à l’espèce humaine. Il nous est possible de renforcer et de déployer l’étendue de ces capacités grâce à des compétences socialement et historiquement construites : l’écriture...
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OPEN ACCESS: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351047999 Anticipation is a fundamental building block of this universe. It is a key to turning complexity from a liability into an asset. Yet few have thought about the anticipatory systems and processes that not only surround us but are critical ingredients of the actions everyone, from a bab...
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Research on open innovation in firms has grown significantly over the last decade. While scholars have started to address the knowledge gaps around open innovation in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), there is still much to be done to develop more systematic evidence on the open innovation practices of SMEs. Given this, and in order to dev...
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This paper seeks to contribute to the literature on open innovation via the development of an index of open innovation that is much more complete than earlier work and allows the examination of open innovation across a variety of dimensions. The analysis is conducted using Community Innovation Survey (CIS) data for UK regions. The UK regions fall i...
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There has always been a critical, emancipatory tradition within futures studies. Although those voices can still be heard, there has been a growing tendency for futures studies to be driven by more utilitarian needs in business and government. Whilst it is positive that futures thinking and research is increasingly valued within corporate and polic...
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This paper addresses the link between foresight and entrepreneurship over the long term. As such, it addresses two distinct gaps in foresight knowledge and literature namely the link between foresight and entrepreneurship; and longitudinal assessments of foresight activities in specific policy areas. The aim of this paper is to assess the impact of...
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Organizational learning is one type of value created by scenarios and strategic foresight within companies. However, relatively little attention has been devoted to what and how individuals – such as managers and strategists – learn from participation within strategic scenario processes. The paper focuses on the learning effects of scenario process...
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This report presents findings from the first two elements of a research project commissioned from IES by EU-OSHA to undertake an exercise which will make recommendations about which new emerging OSH trends and challenges are relevant to explore in the next proposed large-scale foresight study, accompanied by recommendations concerning the most suit...
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This is the Final Report of a study conducted on open innovation in companies in Wales. The programme of research included a review of global literature, interviews with 15 companies, a survey and a focus group. The study discusses Government support measures for open innovation. Those most favoured by companies are:  Financial support for collab...
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This is the Final Report of a study conducted on open innovation in companies in Wales. The programme of research included a review of global literature, interviews with 15 companies, a survey and a focus group. The study discusses Government support measures for open innovation. Those most favoured by companies are: Financial support for collabora...
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The abstract should be between 100 and 150 words. Research to date on Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS) has addressed a range of aspects, including their characteristics, functions and geographical considerations. Most of the literature focuses on the role of KIBS within metropolitan areas that benefit from knowledge spillovers and the e...
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Drawing on multiple theoretical perspectives – innovation, design and strategy – the paper presents the case of an organisation engaging in futures processes to explore potential changes in arts, culture and creativity. Through research and participatory processes, scenarios were developed on the future of arts, culture and creativity in Wales. The...
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A review to support the development of the Strategic Research Agenda, JPI Cultural Heritage and Global Change. Funded by FP7/AHRC
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Purpose The paper seeks to discuss how foresight is used to understand the implications of global changes for research and innovation policies. It aims to present a recent Irish case study that identified grand challenges in the national context, with their implications for research and innovation. Design/methodology/approach The foresight project...
Technical Report
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A survey to support the development of the Strategic Research Agenda, JPI Cultural Heritage and Global Change. Funded by FP7/AHRC
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Climate change adaptation will be an imperative for twentyfirst century society. It will demand the effective pooling of scientific knowledge and socioeconomic learning processes on a scale and at a pace not previously encountered. Within Europe, Integrated Coastal Zone Management (iczm) is being promoted as a means of providing an integrating and...
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Research and development (R&D) as part of public policy in Britain, France and Germany has developed in parallel with nation-building, industrialization, colonization and wars. However there are important differences in the way this sector has been organized and managed in the three countries in relation to the role played by public authorities, th...
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The role of innovation as a driving force of economic well-being has become widely accepted not only in the UK but in mainland Europe and North America. The European Union has placed particular emphasis on innovation as a critical factor in its efforts to close the prosperity gap between the rich, 'core' regions of Europe (northern Germany, norther...

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