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Re: [scrumdevelopment] Organizational culture research / survey

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  • Bachan Anand
    Hi Michael, Very thought provoking survey and hence I enjoyed taking it. I am grateful for you shairing this with us. -Bachan ... -- Sent from my mobile
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      Hi Michael,
      Very thought provoking survey and hence I enjoyed taking it.
      I am grateful for you shairing this with us.

      -Bachan

      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
      > typology).
      >
      > 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:
      >
      > *http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/agileculturesurvey01*<http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/agileculturesurvey01>
      >
      >
      > 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,
      > Michael
      >
      > --
      > Collective Edge Coaching, llc
      > "Helping teams to perform, and organizations to transform."
      > www.collective-edge.com
      > Michael K. Spayd, Principal & Chief Sage
      > (720) 300.5286 - (USA)
      > michael@...
      >

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