Mal Fletcher

2020Plus is a London-based think tank on social change and leadership innovation, helping business, communities and individuals to deal proactively with future change. Chairman: Mal Fletcher, social futurist & commentator, keynote speaker & broadcaster.

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SOCIAL CHANGE

We work to make sense of change; with research & comment on major social issues ranging from family & youth issues, to privacy, autonomy & more.   ›› Click here for more info.
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LEADERSHIP

We offer world-class resources to equip future-minded leaders & teams for long-view strategic influence.
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Do Online Protests Work? Reflecting on Jeremy Clarkson Saga

Do Online Protests Work? Reflecting on Jeremy Clarkson Saga This morning, The Telegraph reported that the BBC has decided to sack TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson, because of an altercation between him and a producer on the Top Gear programme. The decision has ramifications beyond the survival of the global Top Gear brand. For one thing, it raises questions about the efficacy of large online protests and petitions. A plethora of social media platforms have turned opinion-sharing into a compulsion for many people. Yet online public petitions – even well subscribed ones – may carry far less weight than we’d like to believe. In the past couple of weeks, more than one million people signed a petition calling for Clarkson’s return to what is arguably the most popular car programm... click here to read the full editorial
›› Latest leadership editorial:

Big Data, Big Collaboration, Big Wisdom

Big Data, Big Collaboration, Big Wisdom What do NASA, Lego and President Obama have in common? In their respective areas of leadership, they all demonstrated an early appreciation for the mass collaboration culture inspired by the internet. Some years ago, NASA started enlisting thousands of helpers it refers to as ‘Click Volunteers’.  These people, operating mostly from their personal computers at home, are playing a small but important role in building NASA’s information base. They help NASA map the surfaces of planets and the movement of stars through the night skies. ... click here to read the full editorial
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Recent Social Comments

››  Do Online Protests Work? Reflecting on Jeremy Clarkson Saga

Posted on: Wednesday 25 March 2015

››  Is Racial Abuse on the Rise?

Posted on: Thursday 19 February 2015

››  Auschwitz and the Wisdom of Crowds

Posted on: Tuesday 27 January 2015

››  Is Society Becoming More Extreme?

Posted on: Tuesday 20 January 2015

Recent Leadership Editorials

››  Big Data, Big Collaboration, Big Wisdom

Posted on: Thursday 5 February 2015

››  Millennials - Your Most Valuable Resource

Posted on: Monday 13 October 2014

››  How to Create a Human Digital Culture

Posted on: Thursday 31 July 2014

››  How The Internet Has Changed Leadership

Posted on: Thursday 13 March 2014