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How to select and develop individuals for successful agile teams: A practical guide

– What personality traits and values help agile teams bloom? Discover ways to identify these when recruiting and coaching your people.
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Planning in an agile organization

– Agile organizations rely on an innovative mix of stable and dynamic elements to bring planning up to speed with their fast-paced... needs.
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Leading agile transformation: The new capabilities leaders need to build 21st-century organizations

– To build and lead an agile organization, it’s crucial that senior leaders develop new mind-sets and capabilities to transform... themselves, their teams, and the organization.
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Five Fifty: Agility at the top

– Want a more agile company? Become a more agile leader.
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The five trademarks of agile organizations

– Agile organizations—of any size and across industries—have five key elements in common.

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Harnessing agile

This collection explores the structural and cultural shifts required to go agile, as well as the surprising amount of conviction and personal changes required from senior leaders. It also features executives from a range of industries sharing stories of their journeys to becoming agile.

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What it takes to go agile

McKinsey partners offer perspectives on the essential elements to become a truly agile organization.

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Agile with a capital ‘A’: A guide to the principles and pitfalls of agile development

– Understanding the true principles of agile can give companies the ability to work quickly, boosting efficiency and product success, and, ultimately, creating real, lasting value.

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10 common myths about enterprise agility

– Agility is a hot topic, but you have to separate fact from fiction. In this post, we dispel 10 common myths about enterprise agility.
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Agility: mindset makeovers are critical

– In today's dynamic markets, leaders need very different mindsets from those used to manage traditional organizations in less-demanding... times.
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The path to agility: a staged approach

– The essential questions to ask during each stage of your agile journey.
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Paradigm shift for leaders

– Organizational agility presents an existential crisis for middle management.
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Culture can make or break agility

– Only four percent of survey respondents have completed an organization-wide agile transformation. The No 1. problem? Culture.
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Getting agile right in your organization

– The concept of organizational agility is catching fire as companies scurry to deal with rapid change and complexity.