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

(David Wilcox) #1

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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,…