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Jim Ruprecht
Stone Arch

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 7

Part 7—Interdependence & Series Wrap-Up In Part 1 of this 7-part series of posts we looked at VUCA, where the term originated, what it means, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world will ultimately overwhelm the time-honored processes and culture we’ve so far built.  Once comforting...
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Price

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 6

Part 6—Price Factor Equalization In Part 1 of this 7-part series of posts we looked at VUCA, where the term originated, what it means, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world will ultimately overwhelm the time-honored processes and culture we’ve so far built.  Once comforting constants...
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The Butterfly Effect

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 5

Part 5—The Butterfly Effect In Part 1 of this 7-part series of posts we looked at VUCA, where the term originated, what it means, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world will ultimately overwhelm the time-honored processes and culture we’ve so far built.  Once comforting constants...
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Galaxy

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 4

Part 4—Simple v. Complicated v. Complex In Part 1 of this 7-part series of posts we looked at VUCA, where the term originated, what it means, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world will ultimately overwhelm the time-honored processes and culture we’ve so far built.  Once...
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Bits And Pieces

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 3

Part 3—Bits & Atoms In Part 1 of this 7-part series we looked at VUCA, its origins and meaning, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world will ultimately overwhelm the time-honored processes and culture we’ve so far built.  Once comforting constants are transforming into variables that...
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Alvin Toffler

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 2

Part 2—The Toffler Curve In Part 1 of this 7-part series we looked at VUCA, its origins, it’s meaning, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world are overwhelming the time-honored processes and culture we’ve built so far.  Once comforting constants are transforming into variables that defy...
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Leadership Concept

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 1

Part 1—An Introduction to “VUCA” and How it Relates to Agile Leadership The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world are overwhelming the time-honored processes and culture we’ve built so far. Once comforting constants are transforming into variables that defy predictability and challenge traditional models of leadership and management. This is the first in...
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Jim With Roy & Minnie

The Best Leadership Advice Ever

I know that they have their haters, but my family and I are unabashed Disney fans, and particular fans of their theme parks.  My fascination with Disney is on both personal and professional levels. In fact, I recently returned from a Disney World vacation.  This is a photo of me sitting next to statues of...
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Ballfield

Organizational Agility: Performance Management

In an earlier post, I talked about Job Descriptions and Roles.  In another, I talked about Vertical Hierarchy and Titles.  It’s time to talk about Performance Management. One of the most hated systems in many organizations is the performance review system. Every few years the griping will rise to a level where the Talent Management...
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Gears

Organizational Agility: Vertical Hierarchy & Titles

In an earlier post I talked about defining every position in the context five roles:  Producer; Talent & Resource Manager; Innovator & Entrepreneur; Personal & Team Developer; and Friend & Citizen.  In this post I argue for limitations on vertical hierarchy. I think most organizations currently have too many levels of vertical distinction.  In non-management...
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