SCENARIOS FROM THE BUSINESS TRENDS LIBRARY

The Sectors of each Area

1. COMMUNICATIONS - INFORMATION

Development Industry & Commerce - information flows, Knowledge & Education, The Media, Entertainment, Leisure & Wealth Deployment, Money Transfer, Distribution systems, Betting & Gambling.

2. COMMUNICATIONS - TRANSPORT

Development Industry & Commerce - information flows, The Media, Leisure & Wealth Deployment, Road, Rail, Water, Air, Pumping, Transport Systems, Movement of Goods, Personal Travel, Distribution Systems, Computing, Energy & Transport.

3. FOOD PRODUCTION

Development Industry & Commerce - information flows, Development of Agriculture - social, technologies, processes, town symbiosis, World patterns - trade in food, Balance of production with demand & population, Processed & manufactured food, Stimulants & drugs, Fishing, Storage of food.

4. CONSTRUCTION

Dwellings, homes, houses - technologies, financing, Large Structures - factories, offices, temples, entertainment halls, Infrastructure, Bricks, Pottery, Glass, Cement. From other Areas: Transport - Road/Rail, Energy, Computing, Town - Country Symbiosis.

5. ENERGY

Development Industry & Commerce - information flows, Early fuels to energy materials, Dwelling & homes, Large Buildings & Industry, Transport, Coal, Oil & Gas, Electricity & Gas distribution.

6. MANUFACTURING

Development Industry & Commerce - information flows, Distribution systems, Leisure & Wealth Deployment - Maslov's needs, Development of Manufacturing, Computing, Productivity & Automation, Materials - Mining, Metals, Chemicals, Components & Equipment, Measuring Devices, Engineering, Equipment Manufacture, Consumer Manufacture, Clothing & Footwear, Vehicles, Household, Sport & Hobby, Hygiene, Washing, Toiletries, Adornment - fashion, jewellery make-up.

7. COMMERCE

Development Industry & Commerce - information flows, Money Transfer, Banking, Banking Stability, Business Cycles, Financing of Enterprises, Savings - Savers - what is done with saved resources, insurance - distribution of insurance, Markets, Inflation, Credit.

8. DISTRIBUTION

Distribution systems, Development Industry & Commerce - information flows, Money Transfer, Leisure & Wealth Deployment - Maslov's needs, Markets, Movement of Goods, Packaging & the Distribution Process, Wholesalers & Retailers.

9. SERVICES

Health - technologies, Experts, Personal Services - Role of Women, Courtship & Marriage, Dance, Social Services, unemployment, large enterprises, Product Services, Professional Services, Knowledge & Education, Leisure & Wealth Deployment - Maslov's needs, Productivity & Automation, Computing.

10. GOVERNMENT

Man's Humanity to Man, Forms of Government, Suppression, Aggression: wars, violence, Business Wars, Robber & Thief, Taxation (Robbery, Tribute, Tax) - tax avoidance & evasion - underground economy, Inflation, Development of organizational size & form - industrial democracy, Provision of Services: running businesses, Government as a wealth creating/absorbing enterprise , proportion of wealth consumed, Utilities, waste & recycling, Religion, Laws, Crime & punishment, Economic Growth - conditions for.

AN AREA DEVELOPS TRENDS INTO THE FUTURE


using results and impacts from other Areas, such as

Sectors selected for a firm may be drawn from several Areas.

INDEX:

  Areas     Sectors 


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