The chapter builds a strong case for creative, possibility-centred approaches that are required to proactively navigate complex and uncertain futures. These approaches replace the structured and linear models of the past. This chapter seeks to explore the shift from a ‘compete’ to a ‘create’ economy, the implications for the psychological contract, and also provides fresh perspectives on development and thriving at work rather than just surviving at work. Perspectives presented include conscious business practice and the conscious leadership that orchestrates better working and thriving futures. The latter focuses on developing a broad range of intelligence at work, including systems and spiritual intelligence as enablers of thriving at work. Research into the DNA of Game Changers and Game-Changing Teams is also considered. Practical interventions at work, with novel methods such as Lego Serious Play and The GC Index®, an instrument used for profiling and team interventions developed on the back of the Game Changer research, are also presented as part of new interventions to assist humans and teams to thrive at work.
- Game changers
- Conscious leadership
- Conscious business
- Fourth industrial revolution
- The GC index®
- Lego® serious play®
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Jee, G. (2019). Thriving in Digital Workspaces: From Compete to Create—Exploring New Tools. In: Coetzee, M. (eds) Thriving in Digital Workspaces. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-24463-7_4
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