Emerging Leaders Program

Emerging Leaders

ICLD 3.12 Adaptive Decision Making as a Deliberate Counter VUCA Tactic: Discussion Board

Instructor: Dr. Mitch
  1. Post a new discussion related to the topics covered in this module.  Your post needs to provide specific lessons learned with examples from this module helping you enhance your leadership capacity at work.
  2. After posting your discussion, review posts provided by other students in the class and reply to at least one of them. 

One Comment

  • I’ve never head of VUCA before. VUCA stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. Basically VUCA is the chaos of the public safety world and we must understand, prepare, mitigate, and minimize the effects. One way to do that is through effective decision making which involves understanding the issue, viewing it from the inside and outside perspective, and taking in new information and integrating it appropriately. The 2nd is through adaptive decision making. This is best taught through exposing people to challenging simulations and providing critical feedback and suggestions in a collaborative environment. Agencies who will be the most successful in fostering an environment best able to deal with VUCA will be agencies who have nurturing environments

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