Why Transform? Why Now?
Being aware of all the facts summarized in the video above, in order to survive and thrive, many organizations are undertaking the fundamental shift from a traditional organizational model designed for the industrial economy to an agile model designed for today’s digital economy.
The traditional organization model evolved primarily for stability in a well-predictable environment: It is based on the idea of an organization as a machine and tends to favour a static, siloed, structural hierarchy that operates through linear planning and control to execute a well-defined strategy.
As the world grows more complex, the organization model has evolved to more matrix-like structure, more rules, and more control in an attempt to cope. …