Stuff happens: could company operating systems for uncertain futures provide insights into what’s needed for civil society?


(David Wilcox) #1

Originally published at: http://networkedcity.blog/2018/10/09/stuff-happens-could-company-operating-systems-for-uncertain-futures-provide-insights-into-whats-needed-for-civil-society/

Lisa Gill headlines her excellent report from a two-day business forum with a quote from speaker Gary Hamel: “The future is surprisingly indifferent to our preferences” … which might by summarised as “stuff happens”. That’s as true for communities as it is for companies. Unfortunately communities have even less control over their futures. For example,…