In this article, I just want to talk to you about some recent changes we’re noticing in developing leaders in very chaotic environments. The Current Business Environment There’s a new term being used called VUCA to describe the current highly complex, business environments. It’s a term previously used by the U.S. Military around the complex environments in Iraq and Afghanistan, and it’s currently being adopted by business leaders around the world to describe what’s happening in their current business environment. What is VUCA? VUCA stands for Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. Change happens rapidly and on a very large scale. Things are very volatile and they’re also uncertain so the future cannot be predicted with any precision, and so we’ve got this volatility, uncertainty combined with complexity. Challenges are complicated by many factors and there are a few simple causes or solutions. We’ve got this...

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