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Instant MBA by Nicholas Bate

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44. New World of Work drivers 5: ambiguity

Another detailed look at the background to the New World of Work—this time it’s ambiguity: the inability to be predictable. That’s what it is; uncertainty is what people feel.

How do you lead in a world of ambiguity? How do you lead when you feel uncertain? Read on.

Setting it in context

‘The New World of Work’ is a handy term for the world of work, as it is now. About ten years ago things began to change significantly; among other things, there was an increasing tendency towards ‘ambiguity’ or an inability to plan and be certain—it is the fifth of the seven drivers of change. It had been quite different in the Old World of Work. Of course, ‘ambiguity’ has been around in business for a while; in the ...

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