Experts saw this coming already years ago – as for example John Kotter of Harvard Business school in 2012, as did Henry Mintzberg and Claudio Feser of McKinsey.
in competition with other businesses the business with higher agility will win over its competitors
Quote from John Kotter´s article “Accelerate!” in HBR, Nov. 2012:
The existing structures and processes that together form an organization’s daily operating system need an additional element to address the challenges produced by mounting complexity and rapid change.
The solution is a second operating system, that uses an agile, network like structure and a very different set of processes.”
Kotter then lays out the unique features of this “second management system”:
A group of experienced agility consultants in our consulting network laid out seven principles for agile business management:
First, the purpose, the goal of agile business management: it is to achieve sustainable business success in our accelerated world
Second, the seven principles of agile business management: