Leading teams in warzones translates to improving organisational agility and responsiveness during uncertainty.
At times, the business environment can feel like a battlefield. Aggressive competition, natural disasters, global events, regulatory and government policy changes, social media, and the 24-hour news cycle result in Australian businesses being vulnerable to unexpected events.
Often incidents arise that are not captured on risk registers, that affect people, operations and value. Management and boards need agile decision-making to best protect their business.
There are lessons to be learnt from how the military prepares and trains their leaders to make decisions. In warzones there is an expectation that things will go wrong. That mindset ensures commanders are always ready to deal with crises.