I have read plenty of management books (perhaps too many) and am acquainted with most of the (theoretical) models.  Recently I didn’t read a lot however. Shortlisted was a book I came across  a few years ago “Reinventing Organizations” by Frederic Laloux. I didn’t have the time to read this turf, but now there is an illustrated version which is a good three hour read. This is a summary. The four dominant world models of the past are : RED IMPULSIVE : The headman creates “trust” by ruling with fear. Archetypical for this model are the maffia or streetgangs. Power was organized in a vertical way. AMBER CONFORMIST : Both the army and the catholic church stand as a model here.  New were :…