This is the second of two pieces about demography, focusing on another aspect, less to do with the population’s overall size than with its structure - specifically the changing composition by age group....
There have been a lot of historical analogies being thrown around lately.
The presidency of Donald Trump has caused a lot of smart people (and a lot of less-well-educated ones) to dig up stuff from the past that they see as relevant to our current situation - and to where we may be headed in the near future.
By Kevin McDermott, Founder of Collective Intelligence and FSG Associate, and Charles Thomas, FSG Managing Principal
Organizations are managed by people who acquired expertise from experience in an existing operating environment. But operating environments change unrelentingly. How does one get out ahead of this change?