Aidan asks - do we want self-aware organisations or would we rather they stayed in a more predictable place?
Who then are the stakeholders for awareness and self-awareness? Who are the stakeholders for prediction and predictability?
There are clearly worlds in which these goals conflict to some extent. Meanwhile, there are worlds in which they are complementary.
When we inhabit a world with conflicting goals, should we expect our leaders to show us the way to a world where these goals can be reconciled?