Join hosts Chris Murman, and Andy Cleff as they discuss the 5th Agile Principle: “Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the job done.”
Sometimes American corporate culture surprises me. It goes so over the top into dysfunction, that I want to believe the HR folks are pulling a prank. But alas. The following guidelines, from a US-based, Fortune 50, Telecommunications “Giant” (reprinted verbatim) were not released April 1.
Imagine a workplace where everyone engages and contributes their full intellectual capacity, a place where people are happier and healthier because they have more control over their work — a place where everyone is a leader…. All of this is possible, but not with the current leadership paradigm.Our world’s bright future will be built by people who have discovered that leadership is the art of enabling. The steps getting there are evolutionary. The result will be revolutionary.
How many of us look forward to the traditional annual performance review? I mean really, whether you are on the presenting or receiving side of things… it is not the highlight of the year for anyone I know. I believe there’s a better way – Team Roundtable Reviews.
Self selection, the fastest and most efficient way to form stable teams, is based on a belief that people are at their happiest and most productive if they can choose what they work on and who they work with.