collective action from shared awareness
- This phenomenon, when a group of leaders begins to act from a shared seeing and a shared awareness of the whole situation — rather than from a multitude of abstract and narrowly defined national agendas — is what I refer to as Collective Action from Shared Awareness (CASA). CASA can be seen as a fourth type of governance mechanism, in addition to the three traditional ones (government, markets, stakeholder lobbying)
Four Stages of Systems Evolution, Four Operating Systems (adapted from Scharmer 2018)
- While today’s mainstream focus is shifting slowly from 2.0 to 3.0, the main transformation challenge is how to advance to 4.0 ways of operating. What we see time and again is that institutions and societies are responding to 4.0 challenges (our planetary and social emergencies) with 1.0, 2.0 (and occasionally 3.0) mechanisms. But that does not work because, to paraphrase Einstein, we can’t solve our challenges with the same mode of operating that created them.
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