Have you already heard of VUCA? The term might not yet be well known, but you are surely familiar with the associated experience. VUCA is what the digital transformation generates in many companies: Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity.
For companies and individuals wanting to strive for growth and secure their futures through expertise, VUCA can work in two ways.
The first possibility: VUCA acts like valium. Out of fear of the unknown and volatility, trust in the future erodes. Company and management are paralyzed. A vicious cycle. The greater the fear of change, the stronger the paralysis and the worse the future prospects for the organization such as employees.
The second possibility: VUCA invigorates like a growth vitamin. Management and company do not resign themselves, but recognize volatility and uncertainty as an opportunity and sign to break out. Because after all the market situation is no longer set in stone for the competition either. Time to set new goals and develop new strategies on how to achieve them.
What differentiates the first VUCA group from the second? Information about opportunities and paths to a goal such as competence and know-how, enthusiasm for one’s own goals and the will to succeed.
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