The agile principles talk about empowerment and autonomy, but do we have to make a complete switch from our current centralised-decision culture to a fully autonomous one? The Satir curve, six thinking hats, and a theory of Tic Tac change (really!) from Jeffrey and Alistair Cockburn, shows us a way to make a series of small changes rather than one big shift.
- Theory X and Theory Y: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theory_X_and_Theory_Y
- The Uncanny Valley of A Functional Organization: https://stratechery.com/2013/the-uncanny-valley-of-a-functional-organization/
- Satir curve (J-curve): http://dhemery.com/articles/managing_yourself_through_change/
- Tic Tac presentation (Fredrick/Cockburn): http://blog.jeffreyfredrick.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/sdbp06tictactalk.pdf
- Six Thinking Hats: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six_Thinking_Hats
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