The World Economic Forum in Davos Will Focus on Shifting Power in a Networked World.

Bruce Nussbaum

I'm heading off to Davos shortly and the big theme of this year's confab is leading and managing in a world of shifting power. That means shifting power in terms of the rise and fall of nations and regions (read China and Asia up, US down, Middle East in chaos). It also means shifting power in terms of the rise of new social networks and the demassing of power away from command and control toward individuals and networks of people. Of the two, the change in organization power may be more important in the long run than the change in international political power. Think about that.

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