Join Doug Rose for an in-depth discussion in this video Control culture, part of Enterprise Agile: Changing Your Culture.
- So now, let's start…with the first organizational type.…Let's look at the control culture.…This culture has a tendency to be very authoritarian.…Think of it like a wolf pack.…They're the alpha managers who set the direction…for the entire organization.…Then there are beta managers who move up…through the ranks by following the key leaders.…These companies have a tendency to have a conservative…management style and put a lot of emphasis on hierarchy.…Everyone in a control culture knows who they work for…and who works for them.…
In a control culture,…there's a lot of emphasis on compliance.…The role of the individual is to comply…with the requirements from their supervisor.…The head of these organizations communicates a vision…and then everyone who works for them in the organization…is responsible for carrying out this vision.…There are also people in the organization to make sure…everyone follows along.…These are usually the project manager and quality assurance.…They check to make sure…that the product reflects this larger direction.…
That's why this course is the first in a four-part series on enterprise agile. In this course, Doug Rose helps you lay the groundwork you'll need to make this radical organizational change. First, learn how to identify your organization's culture. There are many different types of organizational cultures, and each one presents its own set of challenges. Then, see different approaches to making a widespread organizational change. Finally, learn about the common challenges that almost all organizations face when starting enterprise agile.
- Establishing the groundwork
- Understanding the change
- Reviewing organizational culture
- Identifying your organizational culture
- Trying the Kotter approach
- Being fearless
- Evangelizing change
- Changing myths
- Focusing on culture
- Dealing with common challenges