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Agile management : leadership in an agile environment

Author: Ángel Medinilla
Publisher: Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, ©2012.
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If you have tried to implement Agile in your organization, you have probably learned a lot about development practices, teamwork, processes and tools, but too little about how to manage such an organization. Yet managerial support is often the biggest impediment to successfully adopting Agile, and limiting your Agile efforts to those of the development teams while doing the same old-style management will  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Medinilla, Ángel.
Agile management.
Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, c2012
(OCoLC)779865012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ángel Medinilla
ISBN: 9783642289095 3642289096
OCLC Number: 813218658
Description: 1 online resource (184 p.)
Contents: pt. 1. The agile manager. A brief history of management --
From silver back gorillas to konosuke matsushita --
Lean and agile in a nutshell --
Create value, eliminate waste, and adapt to change --
The agile manager's role --
Managing an agile organization or the joy of herding kittens --
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pt. 2. Agile management. Motivating the agile workforce --
From the happiness of survival to the meaning of life --
Self-organization --
From roman legions to guerrillas --
Agile structures: scaling agility --
From resource pools to cross-Functional teams --
Managing capacity and workload --
Or how to finally acknowledge that you can't fight the universe --
Agile culture and driving change --
From Dilbert to Googlers --
Final thoughts --
Positive and useful insights for the agile walk.
Responsibility: Ángel Medinilla.

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Managerial support is often the biggest impediment to the successful adoption of Agile in organizations. This book comprehensively sets forth what Agile means to an organization and, crucially, the  Read more...
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"Get this book if you need an introduction to agile development." M. M. Tanik, ACM Computing Reviews, January 2013

 
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