Agility for Leaders – Learning to Teach in a World that Is Rejecting Hierarchy

It is indisputable that Agile adoption has grown exponentially, but too much of this growth has been horizontal, not vertical, and this phenomenon has been an impediment to the expansion of Agile values and frameworks beyond the project team. Organizations are not learning to be Agile! In this presentation, “Agility for Leaders – Learning to Teach in a World that Is Rejecting Hierarchy,” Jeff Dalton shows why the lack of teaching skills leaves Agile Leaders open to the most insidious of all agile anti-patterns – an organizational type mismatch where teams are embracing agility but multiple levels of leadership are not.

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Outline/Structure of the Talk

Using anecdotes about diverse topics such as learning to become a pilot, working as a professional musician, and witnessing the rise of Agile culture within the technology community over his 25-year career, Jeff Dalton will illuminate some of the common roadblocks to spreading true Agility all the way up to the C-suite, and discuss with attendees how best to "walk the walk."

Learning Outcome

Participants will take away the strategies, techniques and tools they need to teach our Agile Leaders how to teach Agility​

Target Audience

Managers, Directors and Executives

Prerequisites for Attendees

Basic Agile knowledge

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