Many organizations are finding themselves in trouble they didn’t anticipate.  Corporations, government agencies and nonprofits alike find that at the end of a long period of emphasis on individual achievement the advancing  Depression sees them surprisingly vulnerable.  This isn’t a totally unexpected.  Organizations of people exist for a reason, and when times change the first thing people often do is retreat even more inward.  Eventually, however, getting through hard times will require people to work together, which is to say refocus on why it works better with many hands.  That may produce some unusual results.

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