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BANI versus VUCA: A New Acronym to Describe the World

By Stephan Grabmeier and originally published at https://stephangrabmeier.de/bani-versus-vuca/

We live in a VUCA world: this summary used to hit the nail on the head during the last few decades. Through this lens, however, we no longer can derive useful information from this model. Instead, we seem to face chaos larger than VUCA – in politics, global warming and the current pandemic, any many other spheres of life.

For future purposes, I therefore would like to propose that we apply the BANI acronym instead of VUCA. The meaning of each component of this new word – B:rittle, A:nxious, N:on-linear and I:ncomprehensible – makes much more sense in the face of today’s challenges. In this article, I will explain the details for this more accurate method to describe these circumstances.1

For the German version of this article, click here.[…]


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