[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
It’s almost a year since I started writing here about agile communication. When I set up the site I chose to go with images of penguins. And now I think it’s time to write something about my experiences in Antarctica.
„A detour in Antarctica: What makes a team (Part I)“ weiterlesen
Following the thoughts of my last blogpost I try to explore efficiency a bit more. As mentioned, I am very busy lately and there is not much time for just doing nothing. But last Saturday I had nothing to do that really had to be done. And although I knew there was plenty of things that will have to be done soon, I enjoyed doing nothing.
„About the effectivity of efficiency or About the possible effects of not folding socks“ weiterlesen
Sociocracy 3.0 provides structures of stability. It is based on patterns that structure communicative interactions to collaborate as equivalents. The triangle can symbolize this: Ever forgotten to buy a cross-brace at IKEA and watching your shelf collapse? The triangle is what gives a square shelf stability…
„The Triangle of Stability“ weiterlesen
I let my Students at a University of Applied Sciences work with Scrum for one semester. My learning is, that you can apply Scrum in very different contexts, because its simple rules make self-organization feasible and the transparency gives a good bases for communication.
„Scrum in higher education (Part III): What I’ve learnt from working with Scrum“ weiterlesen
My students at a University of Applied Sciences in economics worked with Scrum for one semester to produce concepts and texts for corporate communication for their fictional companies.
„Scrum in higher education (Part II): How my students worked with Scrum“ 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
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
[Deutsche Zusammenfassung] When do you really and consciously change? Willingly? I change willingli when I unexpectedly detect something I do that hinders me. Within a second I realize a pattern, that before was hiding in a blind spot and from that moment on I am uncomfortable with it. Detecting such things and overcome them makes me more efficient and effective because I stop to impede myself. How could we implement such reflection into everyday life?
„What stings sticks“ 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