schedule Oct 15th 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM place Auditorium people 26 Interested

Despite thinking that organizations are slow to innovate, innovation actually abounds at many companies. Kodak, DEC, and Xerox did not fail due to lack of new, cutting-edge innovation; they failed because their organizations were tuned to their traditional markets, and a failure to change their business models and organizations led to their eventual disruption.

The key to achieving business agility lies in leadership that transforms organizations. Transformational leaders succeed by changing the system, leading with purpose, and steering from the edges. They own their responsibility and boldly lead their organizations into the future. As leaders, we can accelerate this evolution by enabling true self-management and team-based governance.

Join Bob and Sanjiv to learn how leaders can transform organizations with a flatter organization structure, work anywhere flexibility, participatory profit sharing, and delegated hiring and firing. Explore the agile leadership journey needed for true business agility.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

  • What is Business Agility
  • Barriers to Business Agility
  • Transformational Leadership for Business Agility
    • Lead with Focus
    • Change the System
    • Steer from the Edges
  • Group Discussion, Q&A

Learning Outcome

The agile community has matured and grown from IT, and is now moving to “Shift-Left” to the business, “Shift-Right” to Operations and Infrastructure with DevOps, and “Shift-Up” to middle management and the ‘C’ suite.

When organizations as large as the Royal Bank of Canada, with 80,000 employees worldwide go agile across the board (https://www.apqc.org/blog/culture-change-success-story), it’s time for leaders in all organizations to sit up and take notice before their cheese gets moved. This talk is compelling because it distills and outlines the changes, both personal and organizational, required for true business agility based on an agile foundation.

Attendees will learn about capability development, delegation, leadership focus and other essential agile leadership elements.

Target Audience

team leaders, business leaders, managers, executives and others interested in understanding true agile leadership and management

Prerequisite

Basic knowledge of Scrum or other agile method.

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