There is increasing agreement that we are at a moment in history when business as usual is inadequate. Corporations have to change the roles that they play in the world today to effectively address complex pressing global issues. Corporations are being asked to perform well financially, socially and environmentally. To play this “sustainable effectiveness” role, corporations need to adopt new approaches to how they organize and manage themselves.
This article by Ed Lawler and Jay Conger was recently published in Organizational Dynamics.