The impact of digital disruption has to be managed alongside the more general volatile, unpredictable, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) operating conditions of recent years (Bawany, 2016). An ability to calculate and manage/mitigate risk will, therefore, be another key requirement of leaders seeking to propel their organizations into the digital age. Navigating a course through these difficult conditions may also force leaders to look at their individual leadership style and decide whether it needs to be adjusted.
Leading in Industry 4.0 would require managing challenges in a business environment that is highly disruptive and predominantly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA). Technological advancements in artificial intelligence, robotics, sharing platforms and the Internet of Things are fundamentally altering business models and industries. These changes are often not only alien to businesses; they are taking place at unprecedented speed. Leaders at all levels need to develop the relevant competencies and skills to successfully adapt to new realities when leading in a disruptive VUCA World.
Leading in Industry 4.0 not only provide a challenging environment for leaders to operate and for executive development programme to have an impact: it also provides a much-needed range of new competencies. This new reality is resulting in the need for new and different capabilities that leaders needs to demonstrate effectively to succeed in this new normal.
1. To assess the current state of readiness for leaders and managers in leading their organisation for success in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution within the highly Disruptive, Digitalised and VUCA-driven business environment;
2. To determine the specific managerial leadership skills and competencies that are critical in driving their organisational strategy in this new normal (Industry 4.0).
The Survey will take around 5-7 mins to complete.
We will also be sending you a copy of the complete, complimentary research report will be provided to you when it is released sometime in the last quarter of 2018. The report will then be available to non-survey participants for a fee of US$150.00.