Agile Management: Leadership in an Agile Environment by Ángel Medinilla

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When you've got attempted to enforce Agile on your association, you have got most likely realized much approximately improvement practices, teamwork, methods and instruments, yet too little approximately the right way to deal with such a firm. but managerial aid is frequently the most important obstacle to effectively adopting Agile, and restricting your Agile efforts to these of the advance groups whereas doing an analogous old-style administration will dramatically restrict the power of your company to arrive the following Agile level.

Ángel Medinilla provides you with a finished realizing of what Agile ability to a company and the manager’s position in such an atmosphere, i.e., tips to deal with, lead and encourage self-organizing groups and the way to create an Agile company tradition. in line with his heritage as a “veteran” Agile advisor for firms of all sizes, he can provide insights and studies, issues out attainable pitfalls, provides sensible methods and attainable eventualities, additionally together with distinctive feedback for extra reading.

If you're a supervisor, group chief, evangelist, switch agent (or no matter what great identify) and with a view to push Agile extra on your association, then this is often your booklet. you are going to learn the best way to switch the paradigm of what administration is ready: it isn't approximately arbitrary judgements, consistent supervision and growth keep an eye on, and the negotiation of fixing standards. it really is approximately motivation, self-organization, accountability, and the exploitation of all undertaking stakeholders’ wisdom. we are living in a distinct international than the one who so much administration specialists of the twentieth century describe, and corporations that try for fulfillment and excellence will want a new type of supervisor – Agile managers.

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And we are talking of 1997 here. Nowadays, the Spanish company Inditex is able to deliver clothes to any store worldwide in 72 hours, thus reducing the need of huge stocks at the stores and being able to react when some particular model is selling well by increasing the production of that particular model. The contrary is also true: if some model is not selling, the most you are losing is 3 days of production of that model, as there is no need to produce millions in advance without actually knowing if someone will even look at it.

The supply chain is not to be considered a zero-sum game where everything that your supplier is earning is something that you are losing. By developing a trust relationship with your partners and helping them improve, you are improving your own process, and joint ventures between suppliers and clients based on this kind of trust have proved to systematically produce amazing results and long-term win-win situations. 12. Go and see for yourself to thoroughly understand the situation. Often translated as “management by wandering,” Genchi Genbutsu is an important practice for the Lean leader: don’t rely only on reports, metrics, scorecards, and meetings.

For me, the magical question you have to make to identify waste is, “are we willing to do more of this? ” With this question, you’ll rapidly realize that meetings, managers, reports, inventories, transportations, rework, handoffs, overproduction, delays, and many other kinds of “wastes” are things that you have to eliminate or reduce to the minimum – but not less than the minimum, of course. ” –Albert Einstein The Five Principles of Lean 23 Many times managers feel discomfort when I label management as “waste,” but be honest to yourself: if management is true “value” for your client, are you willing to double the number of managers on your company?

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