Signs of a falling organization :
- Nepotism and lack of meritocracy ;
- Overall slowness in new projects, change embrace and innovation ;
- A proxy, or worse, an internal and unrelated metric, becoming the thing, rather than the success of the organization being the thing ;
- A defensive stance towards external actors ;
- Natural ability to reject talents and individuals wanting to shake the system ;
- Narratives decorrelated from real actions and intentions.
Examples of currently falling organizations :
- Europe ;
- Most of CAC40 ;
- French state ;
- Oil&Gas companies ;
Example of formerly falling, now standing, organizations :
- Microsoft ;
- Chinese government ;
- US government (impressive Biden turn on infrastructre and tax rate, swiftly killing Europe and China in one blow).