I don't really do New Year’s resolutions and I certainly don't do predictions for the forthcoming decade. The best I can offer is my hope for the way things are moving, namely to create more human scale organisations. By this I mean those organisations with a common sense approach to me as a consumer, citizen, employee, partner or competitor.
We are at an interesting junction where we simultaneously distrust huge organisations but at the same time are enthralled by them. We all now we need to adapt to the realities of a connected world and the multiple scales upon which it operates.
Human Scale organisations are fundamentally different in that they:
This is just a starter for ten but that’s what I'll be working on for the new few years and I’d love to work with others to make this happen. As always I’d be interested in your views and any examples of those organisations that combine global and human scales effectively.