World Cafe in Taiwan business

Huang and colleagues in Taiwan aim to help businesses face their unknown future. This includes helping them become resilient regards ecological and social crisis. They argue that the public requires the kinds of deliberative democracy opportunities for problem solving that governments already avail of. For this they experiment with world cafe.

Their paper is about World Cafe as deliberative democracy.  They mobilize it for future planning in small and medium-sized enterprises with limited resources, positioning it as a kind of service design action research that lays a foundation for transformative innovation.

We may be intrigued to learn that the types of people driving new market trends in fashion comprise “freelancers, spiritualists, people with healthy lifestyles, sexual minorities, animal lovers, culture researchers, people who favor leisure activities and developmentalists”…Sounds like action researchers!

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