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.
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.
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.
Companies are revolutionizing how people work. Now they need to transform how managers manage.
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.