Adapt How You Lead for Agile Success
Too many people say, “With agile, we don’t need no stinkin’ managers.” Is that true? Find out in this article.
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TL; DR: Adapt How You Lead for Agile Success With Johanna Rothman — ACB21
Learn from Johann Rothman how to adapt your leadership style for agile success as a manager in an agile organization in this 54-minute long video from the Agile Camp Berlin 2021.
Modern Management: Adapt How You Lead for Agile Success
Too many people say, “With agile, we don’t need no stinkin’ managers.”
However, because managers create and refine the culture, modern managers create and refine the agile culture. Without modern management, any agile initiative will die. It’s time to invite managers to change their behaviors and create a real agile culture.
- Identify the three management principles that create modern management (managing yourself, creating a harmonic whole, management innovation).
- Establish the 7 principles that create leadership (as opposed to management).
- Review many of the myths that prevent management from achieving leadership excellence and agility. Focus on three myths and offer options.
- Consider how managers can change their behaviors, realizing they don’t have to be perfect.
Learn More About Johanna Rothman
Johanna Rothman, known as the “Pragmatic Manager,” offers frank advice for your tough problems. She helps leaders and teams do reasonable things that work. Equipped with that knowledge, they can decide how to adapt their product development.
With her trademark practicality and humor, Johanna is the author of 18 books about many aspects of product development. Her most recent books are the Modern Management Made Easy series, From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams (with Mark Kilby) and Create Your Successful Agile Project: Collaborate, Measure, Estimate, Deliver.
Meet Johanna Rothman
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