How agile performance management accelerates agile transformation

Many companies are currently in the process of initiating an agile transformation. The IT department is often the pioneer by replacing traditional ways of working with agile methodologies such as Scrum or SAFe. This is followed by business units that are linked to IT in such a way that they become part of interdisciplinary cooperation. … Weiterlesen How agile performance management accelerates agile transformation

Agile Culture Check: Gain a quick insight into the agility of your organization

Do you want to quickly understand if you're culture is agile or not? If yes - the Agile Culture Check (ACC) might be something for you. What is the Agile Culture Check? The ACC is a derivative of my doctoral thesis in the field of "Culture Transformation to increase agility" and refers to my Framework … Weiterlesen Agile Culture Check: Gain a quick insight into the agility of your organization

How modern performance management fosters agility

Traditional performance management provides the wrong incentives and makes us blind to the overall organizational benefit. As a result, organizations cannot react to new requirements or are far too slowly. This insight is far from new, but it is acted upon more and more in practice. In the sidecar of agility, the OKR Framework receives … Weiterlesen How modern performance management fosters agility

How agile competence management succeeds in digital transformation – and why it’s no longer really about competences

The digital transformation has arrived in HR. Processes are being digitized to become more efficient. New concepts such as Holacracy or OKR are being experimented to become more agile. And the development of digital skills are discussed in order to make employees fit for the digital world, so that the organisation will still exist in … Weiterlesen How agile competence management succeeds in digital transformation – and why it’s no longer really about competences

Easy-to-use methodology that ensures impactful culture transformation in no time

I'm usually overly differentiated. In this article I deviate from this habit because the goal is nothing less than the change of how culture transformation has been done so far. I have to disenchant a myth that is passed around in practice as if it were law. No, culture transformation does not take long. We're … Weiterlesen Easy-to-use methodology that ensures impactful culture transformation in no time

A framework for organizational agility

About two years ago I developed a model to look at agility holistically (Krapf 2017). Thereby, I have summarized various concepts and theories, which have often been (too) fragmentedly considered on the subject of agility. The aim of the model was to give an overview of all aspects of agility. This is not least because … Weiterlesen A framework for organizational agility

An effective method to solve complex problems

In my doctoral thesis I asked myself how the agility in organizations can be fostered. A rather complex problem, since organizations are social systems with interdependent effects. In addition, agility was at that time mostly coined from the IT environment. My dissertation, which I was able to submit for final review these days, is unlikely … Weiterlesen An effective method to solve complex problems

An experiment aimed at fostering a learning culture

How would we work if we were completely free to choose? How can individual autonomy and team collaboration be aligned in the best possible way? Do we need rules and guidelines to install new ways of working or are mutual respect and situational communication strong enough as mediators? That’s exactly the question that the initiators … Weiterlesen An experiment aimed at fostering a learning culture

Traditional decision processes and why the new does not have to be perfect

In an article Yordan Athanassov presented a tool for agile culture. He also discussed how agility can be legitimized in top management. This is a crucial issue, as something new often needs to be legitimised twice. The new solution must not only be better than the existing system, it must be perfect as well. As … Weiterlesen Traditional decision processes and why the new does not have to be perfect