Future-oriented sensemaking: Temporalities and institutional legitimation

Gephart, Robert
Topal, Çağrı
Zhang, Zhen


Future Generations : an evolutionary approach
Sugorakova, Daria; Sol, Ayhan; Department of Philosophy (2007)
Why do we care for future generations? This work argues that the reason we care for future generations lies in our psychogenetic nature. When we think of future generations, we feel that we have to do something for them. If we all have a common feeling profile, it is plausible to assume that this common feeling profile includes “caring for future generations”, because all of us do care for at least our own future generations. This psychogenetic disposition enables us to explain why sometimes we act as if we...
Future orientations, age and self construals
Guler-Edwards, Ayca; İmamoğlu, Emine Olcay (2008-06-01)
Future Time Orientation in Romantic Relationships and the minding theory of relating
Öner Özkan, Bengi (Scientific Journal Publishers Ltd, 2004-01-01)
The aim of this study was to explore the differences between high and low scorers of Future Time Orientation in Romantic Relationships (FTORR) on the three subscales of the minding scale, namely Acceptance, Knowledge, and Attribution. Undergraduate students (N = 160) from Middle East Technical University were given the FTORR scale developed by Oner (2000b) together with the Minding Scale developed by Omarzu, Whalen and Harvey (2001). Results indicated an interaction effect between subscales of the minding s...
Future time orientation and relationships with the opposite sex
Öner Özkan, Bengi (Informa UK Limited, 2000-05-01)
This study is an examination of future time orientation (FTO) and relationship satisfaction. Undergraduate students (N = 244) from Middle East Technical University were given a general FTO scale developed by T. Gjesme (1979) and a scale developed by this study's researcher to measure FTO in terms of romantic relationships. Participants were asked to rate their relationship satisfaction on a 9-point Likert-type scale. Although a general FTO was adaptive in terms of romantic relationships, a high concern for ...
Modern urban utopias and the case of Dubai
Gökçek, Esin Soydemir; Sargın, Güven Arif; Department of Architecture (2011)
Is the concept of the urban utopia now defunct? This is a study of the modern urban utopias of the late 20th century, investigated their recent qualities in respect to capitalist mode of production. Accordingly, a recent example, that of Dubai, will be studied and its rapid growth over the last 20 years will be questioned. The primary objective of this thesis is to provide an understanding of how and to what extent flexible accumulation requires a spatial fix, in particular in new geographies, and mobilizes...
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R. Gephart, Ç. Topal, and Z. Zhang, Future-oriented sensemaking: Temporalities and institutional legitimation. 2010, p. 302.