Obviously, there are lots of things that matter now, including social media, “big data,” emerging markets, virtual collaboration, risk management, open innovation, and sustainability. But in a world of fractured certainties and battered trust, some things matter more than others. While the challenges facing organizations are limitless, leadership bandwidth isn’t. That’s why you have to be clear about what really matters now.
What are the fundamental, make-or-break challenges that will determine whether your organization thrives or dives in the years ahead?
For noted strategist Gary Hamel, five issues are paramount: values,innovation, adaptability, passion, and ideology. Here is his logic for putting these topics front and center.