[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
A couple of weeks ago a had a discussion with some students about how to communicate respectfully with customers and how to address oneself in certain situations: One or I or we? Language can be a means to construct relationships and culture – with customers and within a team.
„There is no „I“ in Team – Or are there?“ weiterlesen
Reading about agile, self-organizing teams I often think that diversity isn’t understood to its full potential. The Scrum Guide states that teams have to be cross-functional in order to „have all competencies needed to accomplish the work“ (Schwaber & Sutherland, 2016, p. 5). Most of the time „the work“ is addressed to be software development and testing. Diverse teams can do a lot more than that, as Management 3.0 suggests. But what is diversity?
„Cross-Functional Teams and Diversity“ 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
[mit deutscher Zusammenfassung] Last week I wrote about Small Talk and about being open to mean it, when you ask someone how they are. This aspect isn’t restricted to small talk. It’s about what agile communication is: Openness and honesty, interaction and authenticity. How can you be all that if your interactions are reduced to superficiality?
„Agile communication vs Small Talk tactics“ weiterlesen
[with english summary] Scrum definiert als Framework unter anderem, welche Begriffe für Rollen angemessen sind und welche nicht. Ein Fokuspunkt ist dabei die Selbstorganisation. Und diese kann eine echte Herausforderung sein. Für mich war sie als als erstes auf der sprachlichen Ebene.
„self-organization and chaos“ weiterlesen