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

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

Enabling a culture of innovation

Innovation is a prerequisite for entrepreneurial success. There is therefore hardly any company that does not want to be innovative. In practice, however, there are few organisations that can claim to cultivate a collective innovation culture. Such a culture would be the basis for sustainable innovation that is not dependent on individual visionaries or lucky … Weiterlesen Enabling a culture of innovation

Organizational culture for dynamic stability

This famous quote by Philip Rosenthal is symptomatic of the Western self-conception: change is progression, stagnation is regression. In terms of the economy, this would probably mean that only those companies that continue to develop can survive. If one consistently follows this logic, then the executive management of an organization must constantly change the system … Weiterlesen Organizational culture for dynamic stability

Agility culture for coping with digital transformation

The Digital Transformation has stirred up dust. So much dust that old, familiar insights appear new again. As a result, hardly any text on digital transformation does not begin with the hint that the dynamics of the environment, the pressure of competition and innovation or the uncertainty and ambiguity are constantly increasing. This is not … Weiterlesen Agility culture for coping with digital transformation

What kind of culture does an agile organization need?

In the last few months I have been able to hold many discussions on the subject of agility. Exciting discussions, because almost every one of us has a definite opinion on this. And in many discussions, it is not so much about content details or subtleties that are philosophized at first, but rather generously ascertained: … Weiterlesen What kind of culture does an agile organization need?