What is Agility and Why is it Important?

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What is Agility and Why is it Important?
Prof. Arup Barman, Professor, India, Premium Member
In common parlance, agility is nothing but being able to quickly adapt to changes. The 21st century is characterized by Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity (acronym: VUCA). Combined, these 4 can be described as a “Tumultuous World”. Obviously, being able to respond swiftly in such world is a key capability for survival and sustainability. Agility is the ability to develop and respond towards changes. It is the capability to craft changes. It is the ability to respond to changes in order to derive advantages to cope with a dynamic environment. In other words, it is considered as the capability to adapt swiftly and move toward the shifting requirements in the external environment. It is the readiness to respond to changing demands. At the time of complexity and turbulence, having agile characteristics offers multiple advantages in adapting actions/strategies. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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Organizational Agility
Summary
Forum
The Main Barriers to Building an Agile Organization
Structuring an Organization Using Value-Based Teams
3 Laws of Agile Organizations
5 Cogs of Innovation (Appelo)
🔥Beware of Fake Agility ('Fake Agile')
How to be an Agile Leader?
The Need for Ruthless Prioritization in Agile Leadership
Best Practices
🥇What is an Agile Mindset? Attributes of Personal Agility
🥈Leading in Challenging Times: Creating Agile Organizations
🥉6 Principles to Create an Adaptive Organization (Reeves)
Human Capital Agility is Critical for Organizational Success
Rapid Response Management
Digital Business Agility
How to Become Agile in Organizational Change?
5 Types of Agility (Prasad)
How to Become an Agile Employer?
The 3D Agile Leader Model (Collet)
What is Agility and Why is it Important?


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