Schools can help spark change required to address world crises — Otto Scharmer

MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Otto Scharmer

MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Otto Scharmer

From the Financial Times

Today, we are in an age of disruption. Global crises challenge just about every aspect of society – finance, food, fuel, water, resources, poverty. The list goes on and on.

Yet this disruption brings with it the possibility of profound personal, societal and global renewal. We need to stop and ask ourselves why we collectively create results that nobody wants? What keeps us locked into the old ways of operating? And, perhaps most importantly, what can we do at a societal level, but specifically in business schools, to transform these patterns so that we are no longer locked in the past?

Read the full post at the Financial Times.

Otto Scharmer is a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan and co-author of ‘Leading from the Emerging Future: From Ego-System to Eco-System Economies’ (2013) with Katrin Kaufer.

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