Theory Of Change
The world we live and work in is changing so fast that it has become impossible to predict, or even to effectively plan for. Yet, most companies that are shaping our future – for better or worse – are using an outdated way of working that revolves around planning and predictability.
This old way of working is still useful in a few limited contexts where the tasks are most routine and require the least amount of collaboration. But, more and more, the challenges we face are incredibly complex and require close collaboration among teams with diverse skill sets and perspectives.
The hierarchical, command-and-control model that enabled companies to thrive in the 20th century is now the Achilles heel of companies that want to succeed in the 21st century.
Over the past 10-20 years, leading organizations have begun to adopt a new way of working, founded on a new set of guiding principles.