The LDMA is focused on a set of skills for leading in VUCA conditions (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity). The specific skills targeted in the LDMA fall into four categories—collaborative capacity, perspective coordination, contextual thinking, and decision-making process.
LDMA reports, like all Lectical Assessment reports, include rich feedback and customized learning suggestions—none of which involve memorizing.
Making and delegating decisions is a huge part of what leaders do. In fact, good leadership is impossible without skilled decision-making. Today’s leaders require skills for:
Great decision-making is most likely to happen when leaders grasp the full complexity of a situation and think about it clearly enough to communicate their understanding effectively. But understanding a situation and communicating effectively about it isn’t enough by itself. Great decision-makers rely on several additional skills, including skills for considering and coordinating perspectives, considering context, working closely with others, and designing effective decision-making processes. We call these VUCA skills.
IES (US Department of Education)
The Spencer Foundation
Dr. Sharon Solloway
The Simpson Foundation
The Leopold Foundation
Glastonbury School District, CT
The Ross School
Rainbow Community School
The Study School
Long Trail School
The US Naval Academy
The City of Edmonton, Alberta
The US Federal Government
Antonio Battro, MD, Ph.D., One Laptop Per Child
Marc Schwartz, Ph.D. and former high school teacher, University of Texas at Arlington
Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, Ed.D., University of Southern California
Willis Overton, Ph.D., Temple University, Emeritus