[with english summary] Eskalierende Konflikte? Mutlose Mitarbeitende? Überforderte Führungspersonen? Und dabei sollte die agile Transformation doch Sinnhaftigkeit, Motivation und optimale Wertschöpfung bringen…
„Agilität & Kommunikation“ weiterlesen
In a course on Sociocracy 3.0 (S3) I learnt about the consent decision making. It seems to me that this is a very mighty pattern that could totally change the way we make decisions and even how we come to an understanding. It’s not about democracy and perhaps even more astonishingly it’s not about accurate argumentation, either.
„How S3 could influence the way we discuss“ weiterlesen
There are a lot of tools and techniques to improve the quality of communication. But what can we do to actually better communicate? Here comes an example on how to use planning poker and question techniques to jumpstart and adjust group dynamics in communication.
„How to improve communication – Use questions for steering group dynamics“ weiterlesen
Someone asked me how you can improve interpersonal communication. I needed a while before I understood the question: It is about the process of finding solutions and of what these solutions can be. I use to work iteratively. That way you get a lot of feedback and insights in the problem and the possible solutions while working on new tools for communication.
It is a known fact that personal communication is a key to success in agile environments: You need to communicate to collaborate and self-organize as a team. That means: You need to have certain soft skills, especially social und and communicative competencies.
„Agile Communication and Soft Skills“ weiterlesen
I wanted my students to be more intrinsically motivated so I introduced them to Scrum and let them work totally self-organized for a whole semester. Here are my thoughts about how I set up the framework in my special context.
„Scrum in higher education (Part I): How I introduced Scrum to my students“ weiterlesen
[mit deutscher Zusammenfassung] Many problems in the world are misunderstandings. Many things can be solved through communication. Often, simply by talking about a problem you come to a solution. I am used to address many problems with communication. But this goes only so far. I will present some tips to improve difficult communication situations below anyway.
„Solving problems through language – the ends of communication“ weiterlesen