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What in the world is going on? Mapping Vertical and VUCA beyond the bandwagon

It is now a truism to say that organisations can no longer rely on any ‘steady state’ realities – but much leadership assessment and development activity is based on the assumption that we know what type of leaders we will need in the future.

Stable, Certain, Simple, Unequivocal: If this describes your organisation, you might not need to read what follows. Drawing on client practice and the exploratory research sitting behind the MDV approach, our article begins a pragmatist’s guide to VUCA and Vertical. It offers three key capacity areas, five key capabilities and an integrating framework for adult developmental implications in a VUCA world.