Permanent Unpredictability: Keep your antennas up!


In today’s world, we are living in a state of unpredictability. This calls for raising the “ALERT & AWARE” bar at the organization and personal level.  The unpredictable scenario started getting prominence when the acronym “VUCA” was formed. Today it has been expanded to “D-VUCAD”. (Disruption, Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity, and Diversity). This very apt […]

Restructuring stress? Make the right choice!

Stress Management

In my recent article “Positive Politics in Organizations”, the case of a candidate interaction for a CIO position in a large financial institution generated much interest and many questions. Hence this follow-up mind share. Restructuring Stress on individuals and organizations is on the rise today. This article is to present a perspective on role change […]

Positive Politics in Organizations – The advantage of being Politically Savvy

Positive Politics

In organizations when we are confronted with practical dilemmas and complex conflicts of interests, the solution may not be available in rational arguments. Often two or more alternatives may appear equally attractive. it is in these circumstances that the faculty of judgment or practical wisdom, as Aristotle called it, comes into play. In these situations, […]