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Managing Agile: Transforming the Three Dysfunctions of Management



Diana Larsen discusses how Agile can help to overcome 3 management traps – magical thinking, illusion of control, individual blame – by relying on data and evidence, accepting uncertainty and unpredictability, and maintaining a whole systems view.


Diana Larsen is a partner at FutureWorks Consulting, an Agile development consultancy. Larsen helps teams smooth out work processes so that innovation, inspiration, and imagination flourish. She has worked with technical professionals for more than 15 years, bringing focus to the human side of organizations, teams and projects. Larsen co-authored “Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great!”

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Mar 23, 2011

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