An observation from everyday life (Torsten Katthöfer) “I own a Smartwatch. Such a smart watch, which measures the air pressure and my pulse, tells me everything about my trip while riding my racing bike and which also looks incredibly chic and modern. Originally I bought the Smartwatch for weather forecasting and as a sporty companion, but I soon realized that it could also alert me. First as an alarm clock,…
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In the companies where I am currently working in the field of team and organizational development, I come across further misunderstandings, which lead to the fact that "agility" has now become a dirty word in some companies. Many employees:inside are frustrated and have "no more desire" for "this next sow that is driven through the village". Here are my top 4 misunderstandings, in addition to the 4 from Gabris part 1.
The ability of companies to adapt to rapidly changing markets is a critical success factor, especially these days. Shorter delivery cycles, flat hierarchies with short decision-making paths and innovation are more in demand than ever. Good approaches are at risk to fade out just because they are promoted and THE solution to all problems without further reflection. Agility and agile transformation fall into this bucket.
In 2001, Gallup published 12 questions that demonstrably establish a positive correlation between employee engagement and business performance. The questionnaire can be used wonderfully in teams to initiate a very pragmatic change process "from below". It is exciting that the questions reflect many aspects of New Work / positive employee experience.