The underlying foundation of The Living Organization™ model is that everything is Energy. In the model we draw on this turth to aid us in understanding the dyanmics within an organization giving deeper insight and additional options to helping our organziations grow.
Just as an organization is a living entity directing and transforming energy towards a desired result, so is our overall society. In my recent post on the FastCompany Expert Blog (http://www.fastcompany.com/blog/norman-wolfe/leading-living-organization/world-energy-will-always-flows) I discuss the impact of the massive number of people who suddenly find themselves unemployed from the point of view of a living system of energy flows.
Read the article and let me know if you agree with my conclusions.