An Integrated model for evaluation and managing of strategic foresight projects in national and institutional levels

Document Type : Research Article


1 Assistant Professor of Futures Studies, Imam Khomeini International University

2 PhD student of Futures studies, Imam Khomeini International University


Evaluation and strategic control of foresight projects has become important because of increasing number of foresight projects. So giving an integrated model for evaluation and control of such foresight studies has become increasingly important for organizational and national level. Scanning, identification, and control of possible mistakes and weaknesses are crucial in designing and implementing foresight. The identification and control of these mistakes and weaknesses can enhance organizational performance in complex, unpredictable, and competitive environment. So, in complex situation we can provide accurate and essential information for policymakers and researchers by providing integrated model of foresight evaluation and control. We can provide strategic choices for rapid and proper reactions to complex and unplanned changes by evaluation and control of foresight before, during and after implementing foresight projects. A foresight project is a standard project with its special features, so implementing suitable methods and approaches of project management and project assessment can be proper for foresight evaluation and control. This article aims to prepare an integrated framework for evaluation and strategic control of foresight projects. Data are collected by field survey and analyzed by confirmatory factor analysis. 


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