Re: [scrumdevelopment] Re: Iteration duration and different departments
- You also might want to read the book "Leading Change" by Dr. John P Kotter. This book offers 8 step change process, again seeming very "common sense" and convincing to be quite powerful.- Prakash
On 6/2/05, George Schlitz <gjschlitz@...> wrote:
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jonas Bengtsson"
> And if anyone else have anything more to say than what's already
> please don't hesitate to do so!
It has been mentioned on other threads in this group, but something
that has helped me in very similar situations to yours is having a
well-thought-out - almost strategic - change effort. The
book "Fearless Change" by Mary Lynn Manns and Linda Rising provides
great advice for introducing and sustaining a change effort. It
provides patterns for introducing change and for sustaining the
implementation of the change across an organization. You can
probably find some patterns that you can implement immediately ( e.g.
maybe you can find influential "Innovators" interested in new ideas
from each of those functional groups to recommend be part of the
It may seem like the ideas in the book are similar to "common
sense", but somehow (for me) recognizing these things as patterns
makes them much more effective...knowing how they can be combined
and used to best effect can be quite powerful.