Re: [scrumdevelopment] Organizational culture research / survey
- Hi Michael,
Very thought provoking survey and hence I enjoyed taking it.
I am grateful for you shairing this with us.
On 5/11/10, Michael Spayd <michael@...> wrote:
> Dear Scrum Community,
> I am doing research on organization culture and Agile, and am asking for
> your help.
> For those who don't know me, I have been around the Lean-Agile world since
> 2001. I have worked as Agile coach, organization change consultant, and
> executive coach for a number of large scale Agile transformations (hundreds
> of teams, thousands of people). I have contributed to the Agile conference
> over the years and am doing so again this year.
> I have also been a student of organizational culture for many years,
> especially of a typology developed by my colleague, Bill Schneider (
> http://www.cdg-corp.com/products.html). I have long taken the position that
> a good Agile team seeks to develop a specific type of culture, one of four
> identified by Schneider. Lately, I have begun to question whether what could
> be called the 'big three' Agile methods: Scrum, XP and now Lean-Kanban,
> might have different underlying core cultures (as identified in Schneider's
> To explore that question, I developed a brief (10 question) survey ( *
> http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/agileculturesurvey01) that I am asking
> practitioner's like you to fill out. I don’t want to say anything further
> about my expectations, so as not to bias anyone taking the survey.*
> Would you be so kind as to take 5-6 minutes to fill out the survey to help
> me discover what culture type Agile teams are most closely identified with:
> Please feel free to pass this along to members of your teams as well. I will
> gladly share the results on this list when the research is finished.
> Best wishes,
> Collective Edge Coaching, llc
> "Helping teams to perform, and organizations to transform."
> Michael K. Spayd, Principal & Chief Sage
> (720) 300.5286 - (USA)
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