Capability: Plug and Play or Plant and Grow?

It’s easy to think of an Organisation as a structure that we must plug people into – domains and hierarchy trick us into this view.

This will give us one type of capability: a known one, a predictable one. A fragile one.

But what if we reimagine the organisation with a more fluid view of capability: one that grows out of people?

In this view, structure fades into the background.

Primacy is given to enabling leadership: nurturing, connecting, believing.

An Organisation that is less rigid, more fluid, highly interconnected. Socially Dynamic as opposed to Structurally Dynamic.

Many of our decisions, in strategy or operation, rest on our mindset: do we want the strength of yesterday, or to grow the strength for tomorrow?

About julianstodd

Author, Artist, Researcher, and Founder of Sea Salt Learning. My work explores the context of the Social Age and the intersection of formal and social systems.
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