One driver for that might turn out to be James B. Stewart's deconstruction in THE NEW YORKER of how law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf imploded and filed for bankruptcy. The article "The Collapse" fingers the divisive, power-based, greedy organizational culture as a major cause of failure. Here is an excerpt. (Sub. req.)
Culture might trump business models. Stewart is bullish on the kind of law firm which has "a culture that fosters cooperation and mutual respect."
Interestingly, companies like Gooogle and Facebook, reports WIRED, are introducing employees to mindfulness. Practicing meditation can lift their minds out of "We-Them" and facilitate a shift to, yes, cooperation and mutual respect. Here is that article. In its heyday, IBM had that value.