The «VUCA world» concept, which has its origins in the 1990s in the U.S. Army, became popular from 2001 on, following the September 11th terrorist attacks. VUCA is an acronym that depicts the current world in which we live, a world of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and … [Read more...] about From VUCA world to FRAGILE society
There is a broad consensus among economic and HR experts as to the profound social and business transformation we are currently experiencing. Some initial data strike me as interesting and as an incentive for us to reflect upon and put into practice. One of the conclusions from … [Read more...] about The Labour Market: Are you prepared for the tsunami?
In the current VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) context, there is much debate as to the lack of effective and credible leaders to face important challenges in different areas of society. In such a framework, I have spent time reflecting on the best leaders I … [Read more...] about Proximity: the «secret weapon» of the best leaders
(Published in Humannova – January 2016) The new book “Conectar talento” (“Connecting Talent”) by Alicia Pomares (@apomares) is an excellent call to action in the field of human resources and to adapt to the current VUCA and 2.0. environment, based on her experience as a … [Read more...] about #ConnectingTalent: a new trend in people management for the VUCA world
In recent years we have detected a growing problem of low employee engagement in many companies, regardless of sector, size or ownership structure. According to Gallup, the consulting company with most experience in the subject, only 13% of employees around the world are … [Read more...] about Employee engagement: the new competitive advantage