As the world battles to shake off COVID-19, it appears increasingly stuck. Current approaches to social change, which rely on industrial models of production and power, are not helping. In fact, they may be designed to entrench the status quo.
But a new book The Systems Work of Social Change offers a fresh - and deeply hopeful - take on the age-old problem of how to advance social change and break the organizational deadlock. It shows the way forward may literally be right under our noses – it just happens to be invisible to most people.