During this lesson you will learn about the significance of internal and external drivers of change and weak signals.
For this please read Wicked World Chapter 2
Drivers of change are internal and external factors that exert influence on developments in a system, including organizations.
Weak signals are signals that are often misunderstood and difficult to detect. Often, these signals are forerunners to major shifts in systems and only understood on hindsight. For example, digital self-diagnosis could be an early signal of possible shifts in health care sectors.
Read the following report from the World Economic Forum as an example of how drivers of change work: Global Risks Report 2022 | World Economic Forum (weforum.org)
Another example of drivers of change:
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