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Maverick* Research: Here Comes the Age of Decentralized Organizations

Published: 26 September 2017

ID: G00319689

Analyst(s): DD Mishra


Digital business drives the democratization of information, which distributes power to grassroots, as information is power. CxOs must be ready to leverage the change. (Maverick research exposes unconventional thinking and advice.)

Table Of Contents
  • Specific Maverick Caution
  • Maverick Findings
  • Maverick Recommendations

*Maverick Research


  • What You Really Need to Know
    • Decentralization Is Going to Increase — Are You Ready?
  • Expanded Treatment
    • Decentralization Will Gain Traction
    • Digitalization and Decentralization Are Connected
    • Drivers and Inhibitors of Decentralization
    • Contrarian View
    • Trends and Interests Around Decentralization on Social Media
    • How Does Decentralization Help?
  • Recommendations
    • Build an Ecosystem of Partnerships and Drive More Crowdsourcing and Collaboration as the World Changes From a "Me" Economy to a "We" Economy
    • Speed Up Decentralization by Riding on the Digitalization Wave to Drive Creative Destruction of Businesses to Compete and Succeed in the New World
    • Leverage Information Democracy for a More Federated Organization or Society That Is Driven More by Purpose, and Initiate Tactical Moves Aligned to the Purpose to Overcome Resistance to Change

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