In an uncertain world, leaders require a new set of skills and experiences to steer an organisation successfully through increased volatility and ambiguity.
We're living in a period of unprecedented uncertainty and volatility and he trendy acronym for this environment is ‘VUCA’ – volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. And it's not just the economic unpredictability that is so challenging, but the rate of change.
In a short space of time we have witnessed the banking crisis, phone hacking and MPs expenses scandals. All of these things have brought leadership into sharp focus and led us to ask many questions, of which innovation and VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) particularly interest me.