These 8 elements are needed for successful self-organisation

Agile organizations are based on self-organization. This is because self-organized organisms can act much more efficiently and effectively in complexe environments. A good example is the human body, where each cell does the right thing self-organized. In the organizational environment, however, it is not far from self-organization to chaos, which is highly dysfunctional. The graphic … Weiterlesen These 8 elements are needed for successful self-organisation

Diese 8 Elemente braucht es für erfolgreiche Selbstorganisation

Agile Organisationen stärken die Selbstorganisation. Dies deshalb, weil  selbstorganisierte Organismen deutlich effizienter und effektiver handeln können, sobald das Umfeld komplex ist. Ein gutes Beispiel ist der menschliche Körper, bei dem jede Zelle selbstorganisiert das Richtige macht. Im organisationalen Umfeld ist es allerdings von der Selbstorganisation nicht weit ins Chaos, was wiederum hoch dysfunktional ist. Die … Weiterlesen Diese 8 Elemente braucht es für erfolgreiche Selbstorganisation

A guide on how to achieve agile transformation in any organization

In various blogs I have shown why agility is needed (Krapf, 2018a), what agility is (Krapf, 2018b) and how agility can be measured in organisations (Krapf, 2019). I have also described individual measures for agility development (Krapf, 2017a; 2017b; 2018c; 2018d). The diagram below shows a procedural guide to how agile transformation succeeds in any … Weiterlesen A guide on how to achieve agile transformation in any organization

The new knowledge work – Fail Fast, Fail Early applies to all

Many have heard of the Silicon Valley Mantra: Fail fast, fail early. But many put the mantra in the drawer of keywords for the innovation or marketing department. We must all fail sooner and faster. Why? And how? - I would like to elaborate on that in this article. Quickly test, reject and develop new … Weiterlesen The new knowledge work – Fail Fast, Fail Early applies to all

How the paradigm shift towards digital transformation can be initiated

The digital transformation in the sense of the Fourth Industrial Revolution is not comparable to the digitalization that characterized the Third Industrial Revolution. Although the two terms are sometimes used synonymously in everyday use, digital transformation, in contrast to digitalization, means a higher rate of change, a broader extent of change and a greater impact … Weiterlesen How the paradigm shift towards digital transformation can be initiated

Future Work Experience – An experiment to foster culture transformation

Home office seems to lead a zombie life. Not really dead, but not really alive either. People have been talking about it for decades, even if it wasn't always called that way. In the past, for example, teleworking was synonymous and today home office is an elementary component in the terms "Work Smart" or "Future … Weiterlesen Future Work Experience – An experiment to foster culture transformation