The current global crisis will accelerate the movement of societies, corporations, and economies away from “leadership” and towards “communityship,” to use a term first coined by Henry Mintzberg (1).
Ecosystems are an essential part of the move towards communityship. Each entity within an ecosystem can be – must be – is – a significant contributor to something greater than the sum of its parts. Also, members of an ecosystem have a common purpose.
Would you like to know how an ecosystem strategy can change your game? Drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the meantime, here are four blog posts I wrote in 2019 on the topic. The recording of the virtual workshop I held on ecosystem strategy at the 2021 Spark the Change Conference in Montreal will be available here shortly.
(1) Mintzberg, Henry. Bedtime Stories for Managers. 2019, page 44.