How the Classic Maya Lost Their Relevance

How the Classic Maya Lost Their Relevance

By: Harrison Coerver and Gregory E. Williams

Ancient civilizations hold a special public fascination, but one thing they all have in common is that none of them are around anymore. What we've learned about what happened to the complex civilizations of antiquity can help associations adapt to change and stay relevant into the future.

The study of the rise and fall of societies large and small satisfies our curiosity about the past and can help us craft a better future. Bringing this together with modern association management can help us understand why adaptation is imperative for today's associations to stay relevant. ...