New Role of Managers

New Role of Managers in Self-Organising Organisations

“There are no managers in Agile organisations. Self-organising teams and autonomous organisations do not need managers.” That’s a huge misconception …
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Managing Business & Organisational Challenges with Agility

“STOP TRANSFORMATION!” Familiar? Or not often enough? I have heard this refrain many times from “transformation leaders” during projects that …
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Business School Thinking You Should Avoid or Minimise

There are many reasons why the business world struggles to adapt and evolve together with the VUCA (volatility, unpredictable, complex …
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The Fear of Trying and Failing in a Digital World

My body count of “failed startups” now stands at 2. In a couple of weeks, I will officially deregister a …
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Agile is the Common Sense We’ve Forgotten. Part 1: Minimising multi-tasking and limiting work-in-progress

I get many people asking me the question: “What is Agile?” Over time, I have distilled all of my thoughts …
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Agile Ways of Working & Thinking – A Brief Introduction to Organisational Agility

As Agile conversations are gaining ground in the business world and beyond, I believe a firm and accurate understanding of …
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Agile is KonMari for Marketers & Businesses

(This opinion piece by Isman Tanuri originally appeared on The Drum) “Maintaining status quo actually does inhibit you from being creative …
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Why NTUC FairPrice should not be an Amazon or Alibaba copycat

While hi-tech adoption and digital transformation across industries are lauded and encouraged by governments, sometimes businesses fail to think through …
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