Wikipedia describes ‘situational awareness’ as:
The perception of environmental elements with respect to time and/or space, the comprehension of their meaning, and the projection of their status after some variable has changed, such as time. It is also a field of study concerned with perception of the environment critical to decision-makers in complex, dynamic areas.
In many ways, the construction of this book is one of pulling together a lot of elements that are important to the ISM role as part of maintaining your situation awareness. An understanding of the impact of politics is part of that jigsaw.
This was the month of a change of government in the UK, which had a profound ...