VUCA

AcronymDefinition
VUCAValparaiso University Center for the Arts (Valparaiso, Indiana)
VUCAVolatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity
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It is a level of growth that supports our exploration of new products and services to meet the expanding needs of our core pharmacy customers and broader related healthcare segments," said VUCA Health Chief Strategy Officer Debra Fields.
CEOs are struggling with how best to lead in a VUCA world.
The most important innovation in the VUCA world is the digital transformation that is changing if not revolutionizing the value chain in virtually all industries.
The AGILE Model[R] represents a framework for further research and application of change methodology in a VUCA world.
In today's hyper-connected and VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous) world, Gupta is a keen observer of meta-movements, from developments in technology and changing socio-political trends to emerging economic realities -- all of which have the capacity to be game changers.
Today we pathologists live in a VUCA world: VUCA--volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity--is an acronym used to describe an environment of volatility--"[t]he nature and dynamics of change, and the nature and speed of change forces and change catalysts"; uncertainty--"[t]he lack of predictability, the prospects for surprise, and the sense of awareness and understanding of issues and events"; complexity--[t]he multiplex of force, the confounding of issues[,] and the chaos and confusion that surround an organization"; and ambiguity--[t]he haziness of reality, the potential for misreads, and the mixed meanings of conditions; cause-and-effect confusion.
Bob has recently written about the new capabilities leaders will need in what he calls "the VUCA world"--a world filled with volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity.
Templeton used VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) to define consumerisation.
The acronym VUCA was used to express our new OE as Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous.
Leaders Make the Future: Ten New Leadership Skills for an Uncertain World" is a guide to a world author Bob Johansen refers to as a VUCA world.
With a high VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity) environment, the more arguments take on a political form, with more interpretations of "the problem" and "the solution" possible.