Shared leadership is a modern and exciting way to lead and manage. The goal of sharing authority within a team of leaders is to maximize the use of all capabilities and ideas in the organization. It does not force change upon the organizational structure, but builds on the existing structure and makes the best of it. In this article Walid Farag explores shared leadership and provides a case study.
The book Becoming a Catalyst by Len Lagestee aims to help Scrum Masters, Agile coaches, and project managers to accelerate the culture change that is needed when an organization is adopting agile. InfoQ interviewed Len about supporting people in adopting agile practices, what it takes to become a catalyst, and how catalysts can start and energize change initiatives.
The book Strength-based Lean Six Sigma: Building Positive and Engaging Business Improvement by David Shaked supports applying strength-based change approaches with lean thinking and Six Sigma. InfoQ interviewed David about applying strength-based techniques like appreciative inquiry, solution focused, positive deviance and 5-why's with Lean Six Sigma, and measuring performance in organizations.
This article helps agile coaches to to facilitate change on the management level by understanding the context of their target audience and formulate a coaching message matching that context. 3
How breakthroughs in neuroscience support why all the "soft stuff" around Agile works, how we can help people adapt better to change, and how we can influence real mindset shifts in an organization.
Good leaders create an environment where self-organizing teams can thrive and create great products and services to delight their customers, as Ole Jepsen explains in this interview.
Some 80% of all improvement and change programmes fail. Intelligent Evolution ensures long-term business success rather than short-term satisfaction of a standard or theory.
The book change artistry is a collection of essays from Esther Derby, Don Gray, Johanna Rothman and Gerald M. Weinberg. It supports professionals in developing their organizational change skills.
InfoQ interviewed Vasco Duarte on a new publishing business that aims to connect authors with their audience in a sustainable way, and with Jason Little, author about Lean Change Management.
Organizational change coach Jason Little talks about approaches for organizational change, culture, feedback and learning, and using the lean startup approach.
A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development tells the story about applying agile and lean principles. An interview about agile principles, change, collaboration, and benefits of using agile.
Dave Duggal discusses the need for organizations to achieve Enterprise Agility through the application of lean and agile principles to the change management process 7