We have described, through the stories of University Hospital, Quire, and Moncrieff University, how to find the future in the present, how to use influence networks to spread new behaviors, and how to find and strengthen the supports needed to sustain new practices in a world in continuous flux. Now we will turn to what it means to lead in this new world. Leaders are still responsible for creating a vision of what the future will look like and for crafting a viable strategy for realizing that vision—and for adapting as external forces shift.
What is different today?
The social contract between leaders and the workforce is changing as the economic context has changed. People over the course of their working lives will ...