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The Main Barriers to Building an Agile Organization
Hong Sun, Management Consultant, Canada, Premium Member
Creating an agile enterprise is far from easy. Changing an existing organization into an agile one is even more difficult. It helps to at least know beforehand what are probably going to be the four key barriers to building an agile business, encompassing Culture, Clarity, Closeness to customers, and Collaboration. Among the four, culture is perhaps the most fundamental factor of success in agile transformation; and the other three come by more easily if an agile culture is already prevailing in the organization. Agile leaders need to not only have a comprehensive understanding of all the four barriers but also explore efficient ways to remove each to make their organizations more agile.
  1. RISK AVERSION: The main key barrier is having an organizational culture that creates a fear of risk. An organizational culture that generates a fear of taking risks is one of the main barriers to company success in the digital age. Agile leaders need to act like a football team co (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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The Main Barriers to Building an Agile Organization
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3 Laws of Agile Organizations
5 Cogs of Innovation (Appelo)
🔥Beware of Fake Agility ('Fake Agile')
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The Need for Ruthless Prioritization in Agile Leadership
Best Practices
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Digital Business Agility
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How to Become an Agile Employer?
The 3D Agile Leader Model (Collet)
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