Change. Chapter 4: A 600-year adventure

Introduction to the chapter

Distinct events causing macro patterns of organisational change

The three ages of consciousness (or organisational change periods)

Age of Dependency

Global population increase through the ages

Philosophy, belief system and identity

Technological advancements

Economics

Organisation structure

Changing from dependency to independency

Age of Independence

Philosophy, belief system, and identity

Technological advancements

Economics

Organisation structure

Wider societal impact

Changing from dependency to independency

Age of Interdependence

Philosophy, belief system and identity

Parallels with other models

Why the word interdependence?

Technological advancement

Economics

Organisation structure

Agility

From grand narratives to collective collaboration

Edward Colston’s narrative takes a dive — Image source: The Gaurdian

Additional notes for anyone who wants to go deeper: The narrative narrative

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