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This free course was written by Laurence Knell. It was first published in November 2019.

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Course image: courtesy of Police Service Northern Ireland

Activity 5:

Bill Gates: Chesnot / Getty Images

Nelson Mandela: Thomas Imo/Photothek via Getty Images

Taylor Swift: Steve Granitz/WireImage via Getty Images

Norman Foster: Samuel de Roman/WireImage via Getty Images

Michelle Obama: Monica Schipper; Getty Images

Angela Merkel: Omer Messinger / Stringer

Activity 6 Figure 5:

Darth Vader: Ann E. Parry/Alamy Stock Photo

Homer Simpson: Entertainment Pictures/ Alamy Stock Photo

Marge Simpson: Everett Collection/ Alamy Stock Photo

Princess Leia: AF Archive/Alamy Stock Photo

Joey from Friends: ZUMA Press, Inc/Alamy Stock Photo

Figure 6: From: Introducing Organisation behaviour and management, Knights, D. and Willmott, H. © 2007, Thomson Learning.

Activity 8:

How Empowered Are You? poll – courtesy of Dr. Peter Bloom

Activity 10:

Figure 7: Adapted from Bennett and Lemoine, 2014: Bennet, N. and Lemoine, G. (2014) ‘What VUCA Really Means for You’, Harvard Business Review, January–February (Accessed 17 April 2019).

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