AOSIS launches the Journal of Foresight and Thought Leadership
AOSIS is proud to announce the launch of the open access Journal of Foresight and Thought Leadership (JOFTL).
Headed by Professor Arthur Mutambara from the University of Johannesburg, the journal boasts an internationally represented editorial board with significant experience in foresight and thought leadership.
Professor Arthur Mutambara is the Executive Director and Full Professor of the Institute for the Future of Knowledge (IFK) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in South Africa. He is a world-renowned roboticist, academic, author, Pan-Africanist, and technology strategist. Professor Mutambara is also the Director of IFK’s Decentralised Artificial Intelligence and Control Systems (DAICS) Research Group and drives the African Agency in Public Health (AAPH) initiative within the Future of Health (FoH) Research Group. He is the Former Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe. Mutambara was one of the three Principals who created and led the Government of National Unity (GNU) from 2009 to 2013.
Focus and Scope
The Journal of Foresight and Thought Leadership seeks to expand the body of knowledge in the domain of strategic foresight and thought leadership in a transdisciplinary manner. It aims to publish well-researched and innovative papers that develop and apply foresight and thought leadership frameworks. To explore the future of knowledge and thought leadership in various interconnected fields. By its very nature, foresight and thought leadership studies are multi- and transdisciplinary; therefore, the scope and breadth of research are open-ended. It should be systemic and holistic, explore plausible and desired alternatives, and seek to understand what is likely to continue and what could change. In various cross-disciplinary fields, there must be an effort to understand the relationship between what we know and what will happen to improve both.
The journal has a double-blinded peer review process. Manuscripts are initially examined by editorial staff and are sent by the Editor-in-Chief to two expert independent reviewers, either directly or by a Section Editor. Read our full peer review process.
How To Submit Your Manuscript
To contribute your latest research findings towards this publication, please visit joftl.org. Authors can conveniently submit all manuscripts online. Please refer to the submission procedure when submitting your original manuscripts. The submission guidelines include information about the types of articles received for publication and preparing a manuscript for submission.
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