Leading in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution – A Perspective from Vietnam


Long, Nguyen Duc Bao and Ooi, Pit Tatt and Le, Tran Vu and Thiet, Le Thanh and Ai, Tran Van and An, Le Quoc and Hudson, Alan and Tan, Khong Sin and Van, Nguyen Thi Le (2022) Leading in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution – A Perspective from Vietnam. International Journal of Technology, 13 (5). pp. 949-957. ISSN 2086-9614

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The purpose of this study was to determine new leadership styles in the context of the level of development of the Vietnamese economy in the last years and what is likely to happen in the next 10 years or more. Another aim was to create the combination of leadership best thinking that will enable Vietnamese leaders to adapt successfully in the implementation of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) in Vietnam. The 4IR is fundamentally different because it involves the fusion of a range of new technologies that link the physical, digital and biological worlds, impacting all disciplines, economies, and industries. Transformational analysis in combination with documents review, in-depth interviews with Delphi technique in VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) environment with 64 top government leaders, researchers, and scholars. including hi-tech enterprises conducted to see the major characteristics and skills that a leader needs in the digitalization ages in the digitalization age. The study results were that there are five models of leadership in 4IR best practices: traditional leadership, transformational leadership, agile leadership, block-chain leadership, and human values and ethics. The principal conclusion was that the more resilience Vietnam is ready, the more successful Vietnam will achieve beyond the 4IR.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 4.0 Industry revolution, Block-chain leadership, Resilience, Vietnam
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Business (FOB)
Depositing User: Ms Nurul Iqtiani Ahmad
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2022 02:40
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2022 02:40
URII: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/10548


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