Adaptive Space and Business Agility


When organisations are often too ponderous to innovate, what proven approaches exist to bridge the internal divide between the opposing needs of entrepreneurism and operationalism?

We’ll explore emerging approaches that utilise the internal tensions between innovators and conservative communities. These techniques create an adaptive space that can enable greater agility and market competitiveness.

Talk or workshop

As a talk: 45 to 60 minutes

As a talk and workshop: 60 to 90 minutes


  • Organisation Design
  • Leadership, incentives, structure, culture
  • Larman’s Laws
  • Leading with complexity and the work of Mary Uhl-Bien
  • Intersection between Strategy, Org design and Lean-Agile