I was at an Agile-themed conference recently as a featured speaker. But as is the often case at these events I was able to take in a lot of the other breakout and keynote sessions. Each was filled with fascinating discussions about building better teams, various techniques to move projects and organisations forward along with other related topics.
There are roughly two parts to my work in Agile and Adaptiveness. One is working with organisations on transformation. The other is recharging my creative batteries by engaging with colleagues and peers on agile and adaptiveness techniques.
When working on an Adaptive-Lean transformation with an organisation, we look at their management, their leaders, their talent. What we’ve found that when it comes to recruitment, far too many look for candidates that are likely to maintain the status quo rather than infuse the organisation with new ideas.
When talking to companies about Lean and Agile, I often wish I had a way to have them take a deep dive into the broad universe of thought and opinion on this dynamic way of thinking.
It’s a scary yet exhilarating time to be in businesses survive change.
If you are embarking on remaking a Shared Services programme, one thing is certain – you will face challenges.
You know the conundrum well. Perhaps too well.
Stephen Parry spricht mit Doreen Timm über Lean,
den Aufbau von Organisationen, die am Kunden orientiert sind
und woran Manager gemessen werden sollten.