The workplace isn't what it used to be — and neither are the people working in it. Economic, demographic, and technological changes are all contributing to a transformation that is making the corporate ladder — a metaphor well suited for the industrial world of the last century — obsolete. New rules that require a more adaptive model is emerging in its place which we've dubbed the corporate lattice.
America has long been a country of limitless possibility. But the dream has now become a nightmare for many. The US is now realizing just how fragile its success has become — and how bitter its reality. Should the superpower not find a way out of crisis, it could spell trouble ahead for the global economy.