My research has identified 8 behaviors that characterize traditional and gig mindsets. If you scan the list of traditional behaviors, the left column on the chart, you’ll see that most organizations strongly enforce this way of doing things. Processes, roles and management practices are aligned to the traditional way of working. Gig mindset behaviors, the right column, are rarely encouraged, and sometimes even sanctioned. The paradox we are facing is that organizations need both mindsets. (more…)
Q: On what level of the organization do you see most of the internal politics happen?
J: At the top and near the top.
…… Part of The Basics series. First published in October 2015 ……
Roles emerge within organizations that may exist over several years but will probably not be perennial. Roles concerning the digital transformation of organizations may be such roles.
New types of leadership may be fulfilling a momentary need or they may prove necessary over a long period of time.