Thanks for the great dialogue! Feedback (positive and negative) should be the life blood of any creative minded folk.
I think you may enjoy Reinventing Orgs, although I believe he is still kind of describing the symptom or manifestation rather than the underlying commonality between these businesses.
Hello there, great piece but respectfully disagree on one key point.
The iPhone is not their greatest business, the App Store is.
Case in point, I wonder how much the iPhone would have grown if Steve Jobs had stuck with his original intent and kept the iPhone closed to third party apps? If that…
I think this concept of “CINO” is already obsolete.
Better to ask what system or set of organizational principles allow each of us to innovate with a requisite degree of self-determination.
For example, the principles of self-organization as espoused in Frederic Laloux’s Reinventing Organizations…