The Architecture of Enterprise: Redesigning Ownership for a Great Transition


2012
A growing array of alternative ownership designs point to a fundamentally different kind of economy, where basic social architectures—the architectures of ownership—are designed to be life-supporting. These new generative ownership archetypes provide an alternative to the dominant extractive ownership archetype of today. The new kind of economy may be more likely to create fair and just outcomes, to benefit the many rather than the few, and to enable an enduring human presence on a flourishing earth.