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Dialogue as a learning principle –
how to grow using reflexive communication

Life-long learning is essential for both organisations and individuals. Organisations must remain adaptable to be able to react to external stimuli and economic and societal developments. To ensure that learning can take place and intellectual capital can be created to increase the organisation’s work capacity, an appropriate framework for internal learning is required....

25 Aug 2019 by Raphael Zimmermann

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Managers need to be role models for change

At many companies, managers agree that their organisation needs to encourage greater levels of agility so that it can react quickly and flexibly to the requirements of the business. Agile transformation processes are complex – and managers need to step up to ensure that change can take root at every level of a company.

20 Jun 2019 by Moreno Della Picca

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Six success factors for a healthy organisation

Die gesunde Organisation ist ein ganzheitliches Konzept. Jeder kann aktiv mitentscheiden, Einfluss nehmen, und die Potenziale aller Mitarbeitenden werden berücksichtigt. Dies steigert die Motivation und das Engagement jedes Einzelnen.

19 Apr 2019 by Norbert Zeller

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Shift up a gear – exclusive Shiftup Innovation workshop!

Do small startups require different strategies to long-established companies? How can companies define strategies while remaining flexible?In his latest book Startup, Scaleup, Screwup, Jurgen Appelo details the success stories of well-known European companies such as Spotify, Zalando and Booking. With a mix of inspiring stories and concrete tools, he describes where innovative ideas come...

02 Apr 2019 by Norbert Zeller

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Success thanks to a healthy organisation

Every system needs stability – and a company is a system aiming for exactly this stability. It keeps the organisation balanced between the various strategic directions and market demands. For a long time, companies were able to maintain their top-down organisations on the market; many companies were very successful with this structure and contributed to...

11 Feb 2019 by Norbert Zeller

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The first step is always the hardest – our agile coach gives you a flying start

In agile companies, the Scrum Master takes on an important role. They communicate and keep track of the agile process and ensure that the rules are observed. A trained Scrum Master has a theoretical knowledge of their tasks, but the practical implementation can only be learnt through experience. When a new Scrum Master begins work,...

07 Nov 2018 by Gorden Fehlhaber

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Visiting agility and self-organisation

If a company is undergoing an agile transformation, it helps to take a look at the experience gained by other companies. Many agile companies organise visiting days that allow an insight into their work. ‘Agile safaris’ – as we call these visits to exchange experiences – are always inspiring, but by discussing the purpose of...

10 Sep 2018 by André Horisberger

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Handing over responsibility is not easy

The benefits of an agile organisation are clear: increased flexibility and the ability to respond more rapidly make it easier for agile companies to adapt to constantly changing market situations. In a previous blog post, we discussed how leaders can act as role models – based on our experience, the importance of such role...

27 Jul 2018 by Fredi Schmidli

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