1.Introduction.- 2.Convergence.- 3.Anticipating Convergence.- 4.Conceptual Framework and Research Design.- 5.Analysis and Results.- 6.Discussion of Findings and Implications for Theory and Practice.- 7.Summary and Conclusion.- App. 1. Hierarchical construction of IPCs.
Questions if it is possible to forecast convergence trends in science, technology, markets and industries
Discusses the triggers, drivers and consequences of convergence
Presents an idealized time series of events in cases of convergence