Thursday, August 1, 2019

“Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.”
– Carl von Clausewitz, On War –

Volatility. Uncertainty. Complexity. Ambiguity. Since 1987, the acronym VUCA has served as military shorthand for the rapidly changing, unpredictable post-Cold War world we live in. It’s even permeated the civilian world as a staple catchphrase of strategic planners. Yet what does VUCA really mean and are there better phrases that we could use?

Click here for the podcast Is “VUCA” a Useful Term or is it All “VUCA’ed” Up?