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Fostering a culture of continuous learning in the VUCA world

Business leaders of today and tomorrow are faced with the challenge of navigating the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous operating environment – also known as the VUCA world – that we are all in today.

In the VUCA world, soft skills are increasingly valued with the changing nature of jobs as a result of increased automation. The modern workforce need to be able to adapt their ways of working as their roles continue to evolve and ultimately, attain transferable skills across various occupations and industries.

It has become an economic imperative for 21st century business leaders to foster agility in their organisations in order to take the lead and succeed in the VUCA world.

In response to the ever-changing business landscape, we see more and more individuals and organisations embrace a culture of continuous learning – be it through formal or informal means. Critical to this learning journey is the organisations’ ability to effectively measure, develop and reward soft skills in the workplace.

This edition of 'Need to know.com' takes a look at soft skills and how micro-credentials are emerging as a new currency to measure and recognise these skills in the fast changing world of work.

Best regards

Simon Hann Chief Executive Officer


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