Together with exponential technology development, decentralization is a central theme in the post-industrial transition. The Social Distancing Economy created by the pandemic and government lockdowns has accelerated many aspects of decentralization. People are leaving the big cities in search of physical safety, a higher quality of life, and a lower cost of living.…Details
We are entering a Post-Industrial Transition powered by a combination of exponential technology development and decentralization. While there is much talk about digital disruption, most enterprises today are focused on digital modernization.
Digital modernization is not about industry disruption.…Details
Disruptive technologies are having an undeniable impact on large businesses. Most enterprises today are in the process of “digital transformation.” What they are doing initially, however, is more accurately described as a digital modernization. New technologies are introduced to improve existing businesses by elevating the customer experience and streamlining operations.…Details
From the late 19th to the early 20th century, Frederick Winslow Taylor developed the first school of industrial-era management thinking. Only about ten percent of workers possessed a high school diploma back then, and there was plenty of manual labor that needed to be systematized.…Details
We are very pleased to announce the addition of Stephen Ciesinski to our advisory board. Steve is senior advisor and past president of SRI International, one of the world’s leading independent R&D organizations and an icon in Silicon Valley innovation history.
In this podcast interview with Halelly Azulay from the TalentGrow Show, Post-Lean Institute Founder and CEO Frode Odegard discusses some of the career implications of our transition to a post-industrial economy.