To have team members that can continually adapt to a constantly changing world, they first need to have an adaptive manager. Learn how to be flexible and design work that can adapt to change.
- In a rapidly changing world,…work is increasingly becoming organized into projects,…and those projects are increasingly designed…with shorter and shorter time frames…to allow teams to become more agile.…In a slower-moving time,…with greater visibility about the future,…it might have been possible…to determine a set of projects goals…and then take months or years to complete it.…Of course, there are big projects…that do require years and years to complete.…But adaptive managers need to work with their teams…to figure out how to break even long-term initiatives…into a series of shorter, more focused projects.…
This increases the team's ability…to continually respond to new information…and to reliably deliver what customers…and other stakeholders need.…Turns out, we can learn a lot from software developers,…who have used a set of practices known as agile development.…Developers treat long initiatives as a series of…mini projects, sometimes lasting as short as a week,…which allows them to rapidly adjust…to a variety of changes.…
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- Dealing with disruptive change and the new rules of work
- Establishing a new contract with workers
- Rethinking job qualifications
- Hiring for diversity and inclusion
- Identifying key skills for adaptive workers
- Helping your team become lifelong learners
- Leveraging automation for your team
- Becoming an adaptive manager
- Making human resources a partner
- Recognizing when your adaptive strategy is working