This is an interesting examination of the societal shift from Old Power to New Power and how New Power can be harnessed to shape organisational culture
Nearly everyone is trying to crack the code on how to turn the CEO’s desire into an organizational reality. Some organizations are going as far as changing their organizational models, adopting flatter organizations or Holacracy, but even those models have yet to be proven. The answer may be rooted in a notion that’s been rapidly spreading around the world and has likely already impacted most of us in one way or another. Power is shifting in our world in ways that are unimaginable. In the past few years we’ve witnessed a major shift from old power, where control was being held by a few individuals to new power, held by many in an open, participatory, and peer-driven way. This drastic shift is behind many of the phenomenons that once took tremendous effort and resources to create.