6 November 2012 - Guardian Sustainable Busines
Governments and corporations can't be relied upon to provide solutions to our biggest problems – instead we must look to ourselves, argues Henry Mintzberg...
That we face serious problems – poverty amid plenty, the degradation of our physical, social, and economic environments, terrorism by fanatic cells and rogue states, and so on – is clear. But how our established institutions – governments and businesses – deal with them, even when responsive and responsible, is not. We need another way.
Civil society has a critical role to play in rebalancing societies and addressing our most serious problems.... http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/blog/government-corporations-rebalance-sector-society