Organizations face challenges today that are too messy and complicated for consultants to simply play doctor: run a few tests, offer a neat diagnosis of the “problem,” and recommend a solution. Edgar Schein argues that consultants have to jettison the old idea of professional distance and work with their clients in a more personal way, emphasizing authentic openness, curiosity, and humility.
There are tons of ill-defined words in the dictionary of organization vocabulary. Agile, agility, Business Agility, Lean are terms that are widely thrown around. There is a tendency to define this to whatever one deems this to be and suits them and then claim that we are <whatever> term you want to fill there. Let’sContinue reading “What is Business Agility?”