Leadership in Today’s VUCA World (HR)
Friday @ 1:30pm
Leadership today takes place in a world that is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous or “VUCA”, a term credited to the US military. The challenges are enormous, but we have great teachers in our sisters and brothers from the Developing World who have often had more years of experience leading in these conditions than those of us working in the West. We will explore practical ways to balance planning with flexibility and the necessity of utilizing all our best resources in decision making, even if that requires engaging those who are unlike us in ethnicity or gender. And we’ll discuss why Servant Leadership is more critical than ever in today’s conditions and how we can grow those skills.
President / CEO
Jane Overstreet is the President / CEO of DAI a non-profit organization providing training and consulting in leadership and organizational management to more than 28,000 Christian leaders in 76 countries annually. Prior to joining DAI, Mrs. Overstreet served for many years as the Director of Legal Services for Youth With A Mission International while living in the Middle East and Europe. She serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations and was a professor at Eastern University. Mrs. Overstreet received a Bachelor’s degree from Oral Roberts University, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa, College of Law. Mrs. Overstreet has been married for 35 years to Harold, who also works with DAI. They have three children and five grandchildren.