A new theory of work and organisation? A genuine paradigm shift? New forms of work that do not arise out of the old but genuinely replace them? Are all of our “creativity tools”, our artistic interventions, our transformations, nothing more than applying air freshener or shoring up the foundations of a building that needs to be leveled once and for all in order to build something new?
Can we overcome the feeling that “revolution” is just an embarrassing cliche. Perhaps a revolution is genuinely and authentically needed. New ways of working.
Or perhaps a partnership of old and new. We could admit: we have solved the problem of production: the automatable, partly automated hierarchical input-output transformation system. But the innovation system – the creativity process – that requires an entirely new way of thinking, not built upon the creaking foundations of the old.