Writing & publishing
James has written a number of books and special reports on a range of social, economic and political topics with a futurist perspective. Among them:
L’Envol de la France — Hachette
The United Kingdom in 1980 — ABP
French Defence Policy — Royal United Services Institute [RUSI]
A New World Role for the Medium Power — RUSI
2002: Britain Plus 25 — Henley Centre for Forecasting
Regeneration of British Industry — Henley Centre
Rule Britannia — Jonathan Cape; Abacus Books
Europe’s Changing Markets — Economist Intelligence Unit
High Tech Holocaust — David & Charles; Sierra Club
Britain 2020: The Future of Family Mealtimes – JBA Futures Research
The Bullshit Factor — Artesian Publishing
Pioneering Spirit: The Inchcape Story — Artesian Publishing
Behind The Seams – celebrating 175 years of Oscar-winning Angels The Costumier
The Bullshit Factor examines the corporate psyche as a key factor in determining business success or failure. Written in collaboration with professional psychologist Kati St Clair, its case studies include many of the world’s leading companies.
His articles have appeared in publications ranging from Harvard Business Review, The Economist, The Times and The New York Times to Futures, Business Life, Vogue and Wired.
James is former Editor of the four-language European business magazine Vision and the lifestyle quarterly Premier.