Many companies are deeply stuck. They understand instinctively that the financial and environmental crises of our time require new behaviors. “We can’t just seek profits and shareholder return. We have to do more.” They’re just beginning to take the journey: to create the human operating system that would allow them to keep that promise, and propel them to self-governance, where both success and significance await them.
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- Art Kleiner is editor-in-chief of strategy+business.