It is rewarding to see patterns enter mainstream business vernacular. Except for biology, patterns have long been an academic backwater.
Analysis of patterns and structures are seeing increased use in business. Many examples are now in the forefront such as ecosystems, diversity, viral apps, etc. Expect to see far more pattern idioms to describe business prosperity (and failure).
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Leadership Styles Around The World
What patterns affect your business?