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Being Agile in Business: Discover faster, smarter, leaner ways to work

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Being Agile in Business: Discover faster, smarter, leaner ways to work


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  • Copyright 2015
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 200
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 1-292-08370-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-292-08370-4

Agile and lean aren’t just business buzzwords – they’re the fast and efficient methodologies you need to change the way you work – for good.

Work faster, think clearer and improve your agility, both professionally and personally, with a suite of powerful tools that will introduce you to the essential skills and mindsets of agile and lean and quickly encourage you to start thinking differently.

Ø  Get up to speed: learn all about agile and lean and how they can work for you

Ø  Stop wasting time: think smart, act fast, be adaptable and get more done

Ø  Be efficient: spot opportunities, maximise your resources and blast through barriers

Ø  Get results:  maximise quality and value and turn your ideas into reality

For a clear, collaborative and more enjoyable way to work, start being agile – today!


Shortlisted for the ‘Practical Manager’ category at the Chartered Management Institute Management Book of the Year Awards. Judges' comments:"A unified suite of practical tools that will enable all managers to work faster, think clearer and improve their agility."Ian MacEachern, Practical Manager Category Chair
"I would recommend it to leaders of SMEs, who are sometimes so immersed in the "now" they canoot see a way to get to a less stressful future."Quentin Kopp - Practical Manager Category Judge

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Part 1: Being Agile

1. Agile Background

2. Agile Benefits   

3. Agile Characteristics

4. Agile Logic

Part 2: Agile Thinking

5. Agile State

6. Agile Beliefs

7. Agile Method

8. Agile Goals

9.  Agile Reality

10. Agile Options

11. Agile Way Forward

12. Continuous Delivery

Part 3: Agile Approach

13. Agile Scope

14. Estimation Games

15. Ranking Priorities

16. Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

17. Agile Dashboard

18. Lean Pipelines

19. Lean Efficiencies

20. Run Sprints not Marathons

21. Sanity Metrics not Vanity Metrics

22. Agile Reflection

23. Learning from Experience

Part 4: Agile Culture

24. Sharing Agile

25. Agile Culture

26. Agile Teams

27. Lean Teams

28. Agile Leadership

29. Agile Management

30. Business Agility


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