This post is an adapted an extended version of the paper “Twelve-Tone Music Reloaded”: 12 Lessons in Rotating Leadership and Organizational Development from Jazz” by Daniel C. Schmid and Peter A. Gloor, MIT, and founder of galaxyadvisors.com.
Yaron Gershovsky, The Manhattan Transfer, with the Author, JazzNoJazz Festival Zurich, 31 October 2018.
Recently, Jazz improvisation has become a part of the “Holy grail” in Organizational Development, above all under so-called VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) conditions. Effective leadership of the future will be based on relationship building, understanding complex group work, and diverse workforces. For future leaders, it will be key to gain a deeper understanding of the constantly evolving complexities of interpersonal, group and even intergroup relationships.