Non-Structural Readiness to Respond  

Resilience and Adaptation

This chapter sets the context for how an organization can have the capability to 'respond to' and absorb the expected and unexpected change in the internal and external world. 'Execution- Making it Happen' capacity includes ability to deliver results in a high-flux environment. This chapter includes a high-level view on how to anticipate the change?, how to have structural readiness to change within the organization for the 'expected'? and how to have an inherent non-structural capacity for 'unexpected'?.


Non-Structural Readiness to Respond


Non-structural readiness is more of the leadership capacity at all levels for business flexibility & resilience. This includes the capacity to change the mind-sets, realign the priorities & focus, take tough & fast decisions and having the contingency teams in place. This non-structural readiness is enabled by developing appropriate leadership competencies, creating & testing the contingency scenarios and focused training programs.