Asia Centre for Leadership and Civilization! - Page 27

is learning how to lead in situations of ever greater VUCA ( v olatility , uncertainty , complexity and ambiguity ) globalised business environment , allied with the needs to deal with scale , complexity and new organisational forms that often break with the traditional organisational models and structures within which many have learned their ‘ managerial trade ’.
So the basic assumption that past experience is the key for future managerial success is more open to scrutiny than ever .
Existing leadership pipeline is expected to deliver its “ next generation ” of leaders who are capable of leading now . Because customers ’ changing requirements are so significant , and customer focus is a “ hot topic ” for executive development leaders , investing an appropriate amount of time , energy , and other resources to develop the capabilities of high potential leaders in these areas will be very important . VUCA world increases the demand for quality leadership . Facing an increasingly VUCA