Monthly Archives: April 2013

Achievement and Trust Are Not the Same

It is said that there are a number of kinds of trust in business settings. There’s trust in another’s competence, for example, and trust in another’s fundamental reliability, integrity or consistency. In business settings seeing how these different kinds of trust interact is vital. But none of these forms is more important or complicated than […]

The Future of Generative Organizations

It’s often said that organizations of the future will be flatter and less hierarchical, organized as networks and according to the principles of self-management. But that can’t happen without a fundamental shift in perspective even more basic — from competitive to generative organizations. Competitive organizations are ones that define their edge strategically over other organizations, […]