Chapter 6. Common Misunderstandings of Defined Processes and Agility

Scenario: Your successful small organization is growing as the result of the heroic efforts of your people. You would like to initiate a process improvement effort to help your organization attain a more sustainable workload. Unfortunately, Senior Management doesn’t see the need. They only see the result, not the toll each heroic project is taking on the overall organization. You know you can’t continue this way and survive. You also fear the potential effect change might have on current projects. What should you do? What options do you have?

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