Today’s organizations were designed for stable environments. Tomorrow’s must accommodate change and uncertainty—by accelerating learning, combining people and machines, leveraging ecosystems, and continually evolving.
To succeed in the coming decade, companies in every industry will have to act like tech companies—using technology to build strong relationships with customers and suppliers, and empowering employees to innovate.
Winning the ’20s
How should leaders prepare their companies to thrive in the future?
Companies are revolutionizing how people work. Now they need to transform how managers manage.
The rise of digital labor-sharing platforms may seem like a threat to workers' rights, but new research suggests otherwise. Freelancers—and the companies that hire them—have much to gain in the expanding gig economy.
Internet natives pioneered the use of self-tuning algorithms, but the lessons are relevant for a broad array of companies trying to keep up with unpredictable markets.
We want order and control, but those are increasingly hard to find in business. Look to biological systems for lessons on how to master complexity and—even more important—how to think about it.