David Burrows
Apr 16, 2015

The culture of strategy in a changing world

The cultural roots of this thing we call ‘strategy’, with roots in the Platonic ideal are not universal, says Flamingo's David Burrows.

We are regularly told nowadays we live in uncertain times. This is the age of VUCA volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity, in case you need reminding, where turbulence is the new normal. The former derivatives trader Nassim Nicholas Taleb has made a new career telling the business community, and anyone else who’ll listen, that we can’t predict the future by looking at the past. And there is an elegant simplicity to the stories he uses to illustrate...

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