I was struck by the 5:1 male to female ratio and emailed Gary Hamel to inquire......Can this way of convening hold in 2009? In the 21st Century? Where will the Moon Shots land after stopping by this diverse and global environment?!
A large dose of corporate therapy's needed that can encourage the shedding of old constructs no longer necessary, as well as some sharp edged smarts that can build a convincing case for change. This will take hard and soft skills, points of familiarity as well as the shock and allure of the new.
My feeling as an erstwhile management consultant is that what we don't need is to add more to the tottering pyramid of management theories (and training industry)