Sunday, 4 October 2020

Old Habits die Hard - The Pike Syndrome Revisited

A dark cloud is hanging over the airline industry. 'Extreme uncertainty' coupled with 'complexity' have become words that keep many paralyzed and even content with old habits that offer them security, however false.

Without seeing the way out in hard to predict situations, we restrain ourselves from taking actions that can assists us with going through this hard time without making the future of our organisation too risky or potentially unsustainable.

This kind of paralysis resembles the condition named the Pike Syndrome - the analogy used to remind us of what happens when we remain blind to our habits and in denial of reality, even when they start threatening our existence.

Time to revisit The Pike Syndrome.