What happens when the transformation practice becomes commoditised? Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Does it become vulnerable to disruption like any other business? Recent re-orgs at leading global consultancies beg these questions.
Highly regarded ground breaking facilitation programmes were once untouchable revenue generating machines. These "tough economic times" have since forced these programmes either down the P&L to the lowly cost section or off the P&L altogether. Innovation, collaboration and transformation now reside in the same pool as facilities-management and stationary or they are gone entirely. To paraphrase a leader in the field, that’s the death of that.