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Speaker: Arlo Belshee
Title: Follow the Safety: Why Your Last Major Transformation Actually Sucked
Some agile teams become self-directed powerhouses gaining 1000% productivity gains. Others see a modest 20% improvement. Some lean transformations create a self-sustaining learning organization. Others remove a key waste and peter out.
From the outside, it looks like the same thing was tried with different results. The only conclusion is that these methods work in some contexts and not in others.
In truth, very different methods were applied.
The key difference has to do with the structuring of feedback, power, decisions, and trust in the organization. There are common patterns, each producing a consistent result. The key to seeing these patterns is to observe personal safety. Follow the safety as it flows around the team and you will see entirely different structures in play. Understanding these structures will allow you to make subtle changes in how you practice your practices and gain transformative results.