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Expanded digital footnotes from Thinking the Unthinkable – the book.

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‘Zig-zagging toward the future’ (2017) by Gregory R Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 45 (3) p. 4.

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‘The core phrase is from Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive of NESTA, (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts), in a speech to the ESPAS (European Strategy and Policy Analysis System) conference at the European Commission, Brussels, 16 November 2016.

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Speech by Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, UK Chief of Defence Staff, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), 14 December 2017. To watch the video of the event, go to www.thinkunthink. org/digital-footnotes.

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See for example: Myths of management: what people get wrong about being the boss (2017) by Stefan Stern and Cary Cooper. London: Kogan Page.

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See the potential for this in the Twitter stream sparked by Ryan Caldbeck, the CEO and co-founder of @CircleUp, 25 March 2018.

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Wicked problems are problems that are not easily defined or solved. The term was developed in the 1970s. See: ‘Dilemmas in a general theory of planning’ (1973) by Horst Rittel and Melvin Webber, Policy Sciences 4 (2) pp. 155–169.

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Peter Ho, opening remarks to the International Risk Assessment and Horizon Scanning Symposium (IRAHSS 2017), Singapore, 17 July 2017.

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‘The work of leadership’ by Ronald A Heifetz and Donald L Laurie, Harvard Business Review January–February 1997, pp. 124–134.