“It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And, often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.”
It should be clear to you that the wide range of applications we have presented in this book suggests that we believe idealized design has a virtually unlimited potential to “dissolve” the problems organizations face today, or to discover what organizations can do today to prepare for the future. In our experience, we have found that there are two situations in which managers are most open to idealized design.
You may face an intractable crisis here and now. Or you may be in an organization that is doing well ...