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Delegation: the boundaries of self-organisation

Delegation: the boundaries of self-organisation 13 Mar 2019 Annelies De Meyere Agile & ScrumLeadership & ManagementWork is Play We’ve all heard the stories, or even lived them: a company moves towards self-organising team structures, and there you go, the team should self-organise! What you usually see is that the teams either freeze or go wild, with a sad manager observing the train wreck, complaining they are not allowed to interfere or saying things like: “See! I knew we shouldn’t have given them all of these responsibilities! It’s up
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Tastier and healthier than the feedback sandwich: the feedback wrap!

Tastier and healthier than the feedback sandwich: the feedback wrap! 6 Mar 2019 Annelies De Meyere Engaging Workshops & MeetingsLeadership & Management By now most organisations are moving away from the most classical versions of performance reviews. The yearly or bi-yearly reviews are being replaced by regular one-on-one meetings with employees and managers, or teams become more self-organised and do peer reviewing throughout the year. Phew. But how do we actually tackle these moments and get feedback across? Read more by anneliesdemeyere Via Co-Learning.be Read the full article
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How to come to an inviting Theme for your Open Space?

How to come to an inviting Theme for your Open Space? 27 Feb 2019 Steven Deneir Engaging Workshops & MeetingsWork is Play Open Space Agility (OSA) is a repeatable technique for getting a lasting agile adoption. By focusing on employee engagement, a leader can expect a genuine and lasting agile transformation with much higher employee engagement and more predictable, reliable and repeatable improvement overall. To initiate the OSA process, Open Space is the centerpiece. In this blog post I share how I recently facilitated a team defining the
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Experimenting with a ‘fast paced, fast feedback blog writing workshop’

Experimenting with a ‘fast paced, fast feedback blog writing workshop’ 20 Feb 2019 Mark Uijen de Kleijn Engaging Workshops & Meetings Read more by anneliesdemeyere Via Co-Learning.be Read the full article here.

Retrospective : Cross-functional team ecocycle

Retrospective : Cross-functional team ecocycle 13 Feb 2019 Michael Bentein Agile & Scrum Object of Play Cross functional teams are a basic building block of high performing agile teams. They are essentially a group of people from different areas of expertise working together to achieve a common goal. The main idea is that the assembly of different skills and knowledge will cultivate innovative solutions. But, just because you group a bunch of people together, it doesn’t mean things will go smoothly. Read more by michaelbentein Via Co-Learning.be Read
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Processes and Tools over Individuals and Interactions?

Processes and Tools over Individuals and Interactions? 16 Jan 2019 Mark Uijen de Kleijn Agile & Scrum Lately, I’ve seen a lot of people and teams that experience ‘agile’ and ‘scrum’ as instrumental and full of rules and restrictions. Leading to results that are not getting the teams in the direction that are intended and giving an experience that is kind of reaching the opposite of what agile frameworks set out to do. I firmly believe that Scrum Masters – and any kind of coaches for that matter
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