Ecosystem Strategy

The current global crisis will accelerate the movement of societies, corporations, and economies away from “leadership” and towards “communityship,” to use a term first coined by Henry Mintzberg (1).

Ecosystems are an essential part of the move towards communityship. Each entity within an ecosystem can be – must be – is – a significant contributor to something greater than the sum of its parts. Also, members of an ecosystem have a common purpose.

Read four of my blog posts on the subject at the links below.

How Ecosystems affect strategy

Defining your ecosystem

Collaboration in complex ecosystems

Influence and ecosystems

If you’re interested in developing an ecosystem map, or in developing strategy with others in your ecosystem, please reach out to me at

(1) Mintzberg, Henry. Bedtime Stories for Managers. 2019, page 44.

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