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Agile Management [electronic resource] : Leadership in an Agile Environment

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9783642289088Publication details: Dordrecht : Springer, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9783642289095
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Agile Management : Leadership in an Agile EnvironmentDDC classification:
  • 005.1
LOC classification:
  • QA76.758 .M384 2012
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Contents:
Agile Management; Leadership in an Agile Environment; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; Part I: The Agile Manager; 1: A Brief History of Management; Leaders and Managers; Leadership Among Apes; Feudalism, Empires, and the Origin of Hierarchies; Taylorism and Fordism; The Machine That Changed the World; The Rise of a New Species: Knowledge Workers; Taylor's Fateful Heritage: Dilbert, The Office, Office Space, and Other Cubicle Nightmares; Summary; Things to Try; Recommended Readings; 2: Lean and Agile in a Nutshell; Agile and Lean; The Japanese Revolution; The Five Principles of Lean
6: Agile Structures: Scaling AgilityThe Growing Start-Up Syndrome (Medinilla's Start-Up Syndrome?); The Communication-Paths Problem: n(n - 1)/2; Programmers Are Not Bricks; Agile's Building Brick: The Cross-Functional Team; Managing Projects Is Not Managing the System; The Problem with Specialists; The Problem with Support Teams; Free Electrons; The Agile Enterprise Model; Summary; Things to Try; Recommended Readings; 7: Managing Capacity and Workload; Managers and Workload; The Sales Lunch Syndrome; But You Promised!; The Two Good Moves and the Three Bad Moves in Pipeline Management
Blame Management, Power Harvesting, Micromanagement, Command and Control, and Other Machiavellic Workplace SportsThe War Against Evil Management: Software Anarcho-Syndicalism; Yup, but...; Lean Management; Agile Management; The Agile Leader; Things to Try; Recommended Readings; Part II: Agile Management; 4: Motivating the Agile Workforce; Why Motivation Is Essential for Knowledge Workers: Medinilla's Principle of Motivation; The Evolution of Motivation; Motivation, Fear, Happiness; Money and Motivation; Self-Direction, Self-Organization; The Learning Enterprise
Honor, Vision, and the Meaning of LifeConnecting with Others; The Motivation of Software Developers; Some Motivational Anti-patterns; Summary; Things to Try; Recommended Readings; 5: Self-Organization; Letting the Team Go; Delegation Is Not a Zero-Sum Game; Complex Environments; The Problem with Central Intelligence; Self-Organization Is Not Self-Management; The Self-Organizing Team; Managing Self-Organizing Teams; Intra-entrepreneurs and ROWE; Radical Self-Organization; Visibility and Reporting in an Agile Environment; Summary; Things to Try; Recommended Readings
The 14 Principles of the Toyota Production SystemKanban Systems; The NUMMI Experiment: Lean Everywhere; Lean in a Nutshell; The Pre-Manifesto Years: Agile Genealogy; The Agile Manifesto; Principles of Agile Development; Again: From Values and Principles to Practices and Tools; Some Agile Practices and Tools; Agile in a Nutshell; Summary; Things to Try; Recommended Readings; 3: The Agile Manager's Role; Managers Versus Self-Organization; Agile's Black Hole; Anyway, What's a Manager?
The Two Golden Principles in Portfolio Management
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Agile Management; Leadership in an Agile Environment; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; Part I: The Agile Manager; 1: A Brief History of Management; Leaders and Managers; Leadership Among Apes; Feudalism, Empires, and the Origin of Hierarchies; Taylorism and Fordism; The Machine That Changed the World; The Rise of a New Species: Knowledge Workers; Taylor's Fateful Heritage: Dilbert, The Office, Office Space, and Other Cubicle Nightmares; Summary; Things to Try; Recommended Readings; 2: Lean and Agile in a Nutshell; Agile and Lean; The Japanese Revolution; The Five Principles of Lean

6: Agile Structures: Scaling AgilityThe Growing Start-Up Syndrome (Medinilla's Start-Up Syndrome?); The Communication-Paths Problem: n(n - 1)/2; Programmers Are Not Bricks; Agile's Building Brick: The Cross-Functional Team; Managing Projects Is Not Managing the System; The Problem with Specialists; The Problem with Support Teams; Free Electrons; The Agile Enterprise Model; Summary; Things to Try; Recommended Readings; 7: Managing Capacity and Workload; Managers and Workload; The Sales Lunch Syndrome; But You Promised!; The Two Good Moves and the Three Bad Moves in Pipeline Management

Blame Management, Power Harvesting, Micromanagement, Command and Control, and Other Machiavellic Workplace SportsThe War Against Evil Management: Software Anarcho-Syndicalism; Yup, but...; Lean Management; Agile Management; The Agile Leader; Things to Try; Recommended Readings; Part II: Agile Management; 4: Motivating the Agile Workforce; Why Motivation Is Essential for Knowledge Workers: Medinilla's Principle of Motivation; The Evolution of Motivation; Motivation, Fear, Happiness; Money and Motivation; Self-Direction, Self-Organization; The Learning Enterprise

Honor, Vision, and the Meaning of LifeConnecting with Others; The Motivation of Software Developers; Some Motivational Anti-patterns; Summary; Things to Try; Recommended Readings; 5: Self-Organization; Letting the Team Go; Delegation Is Not a Zero-Sum Game; Complex Environments; The Problem with Central Intelligence; Self-Organization Is Not Self-Management; The Self-Organizing Team; Managing Self-Organizing Teams; Intra-entrepreneurs and ROWE; Radical Self-Organization; Visibility and Reporting in an Agile Environment; Summary; Things to Try; Recommended Readings

The 14 Principles of the Toyota Production SystemKanban Systems; The NUMMI Experiment: Lean Everywhere; Lean in a Nutshell; The Pre-Manifesto Years: Agile Genealogy; The Agile Manifesto; Principles of Agile Development; Again: From Values and Principles to Practices and Tools; Some Agile Practices and Tools; Agile in a Nutshell; Summary; Things to Try; Recommended Readings; 3: The Agile Manager's Role; Managers Versus Self-Organization; Agile's Black Hole; Anyway, What's a Manager?

The Two Golden Principles in Portfolio Management