Management 3.0 begins with Agile management – agileknowhow.com

Are you working as a manager of an Agile team? Are you the director of a department or an executive looking to better understand your role in an Agile organization? If so, this post is for you!

I hear many debates in Agile conferences about the role of managers in organizations adopting Agile practices. I see many organizations struggling with the concept of self-organizing teams and the role the management teams needs to play. Let me share some of my experiences from the last few years.

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Why I became a Management 3.0 facilitator – agileknowhow.com

Do you know Melly Shum? Melly is the person who represented on an iconic billboard in Rotterdam (Netherlands). The billboard has been around for over twenty years. When you look at Melly in the picture, she looks like any other employee in your organization, but here’s the thing: according to the billboard, Melly Shum hates her job!

Melly became the icon representing Happy Melly which is a professional network with a shared purpose: to be a global network of businesses and individuals dedicated in some way to helping people be happier at work.

According to a Gallup poll from a few years back, Melly is not alone. Over seventy percent of employees in the United States hate their job! Five years ago, for one of the rare times in my 20+year career, I hated my job too.

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How learning by doing speeds up learning – Cutter Consortium

This article was published as an Executive Update by the Cutter Consortium in June 2015.

How can we resolve the polarity in organizations between the need for learning versus the need for producing results? How can we foster a culture that allows taking the time to learn and try different approaches despite the ever-present focus on results? This Executive Update explores learning by doing from different angles and attempts to shine a light on various ways that teams and organizations can speed up their learning curve by consciously taking action and learning from the results.

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The Silent Leadership Crisis – Cutter Consortium

This article was published as an Executive Update by the Cutter Consortium in April 2015.

There is a silent leadership crisis going on right now in many workplaces around the world. The generation shift taking place in the market and the changing needs of the current workplace, including software development teams moving to Agile and its model of “servant leadership,” are forcing an older generation of leaders to evolve their leadership styles.

This Executive Update explores this leadership crisis from different angles and attempts to point toward areas where leaders can observe their own behaviors and consider new possibilities.

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