Date Added: Nov 2010
The nature of government is changing. Social networks and media are creating a new level of transparency. Generational shifts, technological advancement, revenue challenges and ever-present political change underscore the kinds of constant shifts occurring within the federal space. VUCA is an acronym that has quickly found its way into the leadership lexicon. It stands for volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous - an apt description of the current and future leadership environment in government. Government leaders must possess the skills to survive in this uncertain world and to perform their jobs while under constant observation from a range of sources - from bloggers and other social media to traditional print and broadcast reporters.