Adaptive Space: How GM and Other Companies are Positively Disrupting Themselves and Transforming into Agile Organizations
12 Jun 2018
Arena, Michael J.
How GM and other companies are on the path to transforming themselves into responsive, adaptive organizations suited for the age of disruption â€”and how you can replicate its efforts in your company
Adaptive Space reveals the incredible transformation of General Motors and other companies through adaptive space designed to enable individual employees to connect and create across networksâ€”the best way for any company to unleash creative potential from within.
Youâ€™ll learn how to empower individual staff to explore novel ideas, then leverage the cohesion that occurs in the local, entrepreneurial context to foster innovation. The author identifies four key types of employeesâ€”challenger, brokers, connectors, and energizersâ€”that all organizations need to in order to create an effective â€œadaptive space.â€ They explain how to facilitate the movement of ideas and information across the firm, and therefore, enable the organization to successfully respond to external shifts.