Finding the future for organisations
‘Each successful Business Idea for the future has at its core an original entrepreneurial invention, underpinned by a new and unique insight about how this organisation can interact with the world.’
Kees van der Heijden, Scenarios – the Art of Strategic Conversation (2005)
Businesses, and other types of organisations, are systems. The word ‘organisation’ is a core concept of civilisation. It’s derived from the Latin organum meaning instrument or tool. An organisation may be viewed as a form of conceptual technology. Scenario strategist Kees van der Heijden stresses the need for new ‘Business Ideas’ to give organisations a fresh presence in the world.
Where would humanity be today without tools, without ...