and international-scale problems are not widely recognized as such at the present time. 3
There are other roles that an advisory group can fulfill. For example, the transition model or task-oriented group of advisors is in common use. Assembled and engaged for a limited time and specific mission, such an advisory set phases out of existence when its interim role is no longer needed.
The next chapter expands on the opportunity for advisory boards to provide some sophisticated thinking about sensing surprise events from environmental weak signals.