Agile: What do leaders still get wrong?

Agile: What do leaders still get wrong?

February 15, 2020
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Many agile pros think their leaders just don't understand the realities of the agile way of working: That's what we heard loud and clear in the reaction to Mark Wavle's recent article, Agile teams wish their leaders knew these 5 truths

Do leaders at your organization not understand agile? Take our poll and weigh in. (You'll see the results once you vote). 

Which of these five factors is getting in the way of your agile results?

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60 votes
Agile is just another way to manage work
27% (16 votes)
There's no compelling vision of the end product
20% (12 votes)
Star individuals are rewarded, not teams
5% (3 votes)
Continuous learning is not the top goal
15% (9 votes)
Boundaries around teams are unbalanced
17% (10 votes)
None of the above. My leaders get agile
8% (5 votes)
Something else. Tell us in comments section:
8% (5 votes)
Laurianne McLaughlin is Content Director for The Enterprisers Project, delivering analysis and advice for the IT leadership community. Previously, she served as Editor-in-Chief at and Managing Editor at 

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