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Hong Sun
Management Consultant, Canada
🔥NEW Originating from Frederic Laloux's book "Reinventing Organizations," the Laloux Culture Model has been widely used as a guiding tool in agile transformation and as an influential reference in agile related discussions. As its name implies, this model not only distinguishes different management models in various types of organizations, but also sheds light on the aspect of culture change that goes side by side with organizational evolution. In an agile context, Laloux Culture Model reveals five levels of maturity in terms of organizational agility in correspondence to agile culture development: Level 1: RED ORGANIZATIONS Red organizations are analogized to a wolf pack. Power is highly concentrated in one or a few persons—the chieftain(s), and exerted through generating fear. They're highly short-term focused and very effective in chaotic environments. Typical examples are mafia, street gangs, and tribal militias. More on Laloux' Red Organizations. Level 2: AMBER ORGANIZATI (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  Gandhi Heryanto
Management Consultant, Indonesia

The Future of Management is Teal

In another article by Laloux (2015), "The Future o (...)

  Dennis van der Spoel
Management Consultant, Netherlands

Conflicting Paradigms

In the 1970s, Clare Graves studied human developme (...)

  Terry Finerty
Business Consultant, United Kingdom

Input on Laloux

Thanks Dennis - this background makes a lot of sen (...)

  Jeff Washburn
Strategy Consultant, United States

Culture an Aggregating Term

Culture, like climate, aggregates lots of observat (...)


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