Embracing agile values and principles is no longer limited to software development projects, but has become a strategic priority for many organizations. To adjust to a rapidly changing environment and improve overall agility, many organizations with hierarchical cultures, which many believe hinder the acceptance of agile values and practices, need to embrace agile practices and principles, while balancing them with their cultures. Leadership strategies play an important role in this journey. Interviews with agile leaders in two large organizations revealed three organizational challenges and identified leadership strategies that addressed these challenges during the organizations’ agile journeys.
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University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Peng Xu is an Associate Professor at the Department of Management Science and Information Systems of the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems from Georgia State University in 2004. Her research areas are business...
Rowan University, USA
Yide Shen is an associate professor of MIS in the Marketing and Business Information Systems Department at Rohrer College of Business. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems from Georgia State University. She also holds an M.S. in Management Information...
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