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John OrvosAchieving Business Agilityhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3855-4_10

10. Learning from Solar Corona

John Orvos1 
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Belle Mead, New Jersey, USA
 

After relaying Linda’s story to a couple of agile transformation consultants, I asked, “So how’d she do it?”

“Simple,” said Michael, a lead consultant. “She had support from business executive leadership.”

Dan, another respected agile consultant, chimed in, “Oh, yeah, I always tell my clients that if they don’t get executive buy-in they cannot have positive change in their organization.”

I pressed them for more specifics, especially since I knew Linda’s success had happened in an industry-leading company with executives set in their ways. “But how did Linda actually earn this executive ...

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