The book Retrospectives for Organizational Change: An Agile Approach by Jutta Eckstein explores how agile retrospectives can be applied to initiate and implement organizational change. It describes the concepts for using retrospectives to develop a shared future and shares experiences of applying retrospectives to support change in organizations.
Agile has many answers to the challenges of contemporary software development. It also challenges us with a fundamental paradox: learning is essential to success but failure is essential to learning. The challenge is to make our organizations fail-safe, to create an environment where it is safe to take the risks learning requires.