Corporate Agility: Insights on Agile Practices for Adaptive, Collaborative, Rapid, and Transparent Enterprises

Corporate Agility: Insights on Agile Practices for Adaptive, Collaborative, Rapid, and Transparent Enterprises

by Michael Wong


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The enterprise's one-stop guide to realize effective and sustainable agility, Is Agile the answer? Many teams and enterprises have contemplated this question as they embark on their journey to corporate agility. Some have succeeded spectacularly by implementing Agile with flexibility, equipping themselves with the tools to thrive in today's ever changing landscape. Others, however, have found success elusive. Corporate Agility guides you through your agile journey-from first steps to lasting success-providing practical wisdom synthesized from untold hours of primary and secondary research, insights from Agile's most prominent thought leaders and practitioners, and Michael Wong's own experiences and expertise. These pragmatic and easy-to-digest Agilessons, encapsulating common challenges of Agile transformations, will accelerate your journey and help you steer clear of typical impediments and pitfalls. Armed with this knowledge, you will understand: When Agile should be considered. How to create and implement an Agile approach that is right for you. The future of Agile and how you can adapt alongside. And much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119652267
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/23/2020
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,199,754
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Michael Wong is the founder and CEO of DayBlink, a leading management consulting firm providing strategic execution and operations consulting to Fortune 500 companies. DayBlink has garnered numerous awards, including recognition as one of Inc.'s 500 Fastest Growing Companies. Michael is also a former Trustee and classroom contributor at the University of Notre Dame.

Table of Contents

Introduction viii

Distinguished Contributors xv

Part 1 The Case for Corporate Agility

Chapter 1 The Timeless Executive Challenge 3

Chapter 2 Decide if Agile Is Right for You 21

Chapter 3 The Time for Agile? 39

Part 2 The Agilessons

Chapter 4 An Introduction to the Agilessons 71

Chapter 5 Agilesson 1: Initiate with Intent 79

Chapter 6 Agilesson 2: cultivate Your Culture 91

Chapter 7 Agilesson 3: Transform Your Team 111

Chapter 8 Agilesson 4: Work Wisely 131

Chapter 9 Agilesson 5: Measure with Meaning 143

Chapter 10 Agilesson 6: Forge Forward 161

Part 3 The Future of Agile

Chapter 11 The Future of Agile 181

Endnotes 198

Glossary 210

Acknowledgments 216

Index 218

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