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   Role of Strategic Flexibility Analysis in Organizational Adaptation to VUCA   
  • Robert Yawson,
  • Emmanuel Osafo,
  • Alexander M Yawson
Robert Yawson

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Emmanuel Osafo
Human Capital Office, Internal Revenue Service
Alexander M Yawson
Heritage Christian University College

Abstract

The current business environment is characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA). Organizations must adapt quickly to thrive. Strategic flexibility analysis (SFA) is a tool to improve adaptability. This conceptual article explores SFA's role in organizational adaptation and performance in VUCA environments. An integrated literature review examined research on SFA, adaptation, and VUCA. A conceptual framework illustrated SFA's impact on adaptation and performance. Analysis and discussion provided insights into SFA's role in VUCA adaptation. We conducted an integrative literature review, and the findings indicate SFA is valuable for improving adaptability and performance in VUCA environments. This study has implications for organizations and human resource development professionals seeking to understand SFA's importance for adaptation and performance improvement in turbulent conditions. Overall, SFA emerges as a critical tool for organizational agility and success in unpredictable business environments defined by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity.
12 Apr 2024Submitted to Advance
17 Apr 2024Published in Advance