Any transformation journey usually has a roadmap that focuses on process, tools, technology and people. Studies have shown that some key reasons why transformations fail are due to cultural aspects. However, culture is often ignored and we expect magic to happen quickly. Hence, a transformation needs to weave in culture shift as a critical part of the roadmap.

We delve into…

  • What constitutes culture?
  • Why should a transformation look into culture shift?
  • A ‘culture gauge’ as a tool to calibrate the cultural aspects
  • The E3R model as a recipe to plan the culture shift journey
  • The elements of ‘thin slice’ and ‘1% improvement’ as key ingredients

… we weave in our stories of failure, some good practices and envision how we would use the culture gauge and E3R model.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

Why transformations fail? (2 min)

The ‘walls’ we create - a lesson learnt (5 min)

Unravelling culture (2 min)

Measuring culture - the ‘culture gauge’ (5 min)

E3R - embedding culture in the transformation journey (10 min)

How culture aids scaling - our story (2 min)

Let’s revisit our ‘walls’ story… using E3R (10 min)

Q&A (10 min)

Learning Outcome

  • Understand why culture plays a role in success of a transformation… through our story 
  • Delve into what comprises culture in an organization
  • How can we intentionally go about a culture shift - 
    • Culture gauge - a tool we can use
    • The E3R approach to planning the culture shift
    • Culture shift journey with 1% improvements
    • An example of applying E3R 

Target Audience

This talk is for you if you are a leader working on/impacted by transformation for your organisation , an enterprise agile coach/change agent (or may be in one in the future), or are just looking to learn more about transformation.

Prerequisites for Attendees

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