Change is the one constant. Trends active now will affect organizations of the future. And that implies that the context in which leaders develop their skills, and the skills themselves, will also be affected. Expect competencies to be reconfigured in response to changing contexts. Differences in their granularity and in the scope and depth of their practice will reconfigure leaders’ perspectives on many current competencies.
Consider the kinds of changes already afoot. In technology, artificial intelligence is moving beyond robotics on factory floors to algorithms that augment and in some cases replace human decision making ...