5…The Agile Leadership Model


The agile leadership model is the guiding mental model for agile leaders based on the ORCS.1 The core element of the agile leadership model is the system. The system is an invisible part that builds on the social connectedness and the relationships among people and teams. It’s what happens between people, not what happens to people. It’s intangible and hard to measure, but you can still see it, hear it, feel it, sense it, and work with it. It’s like snowboarding—or skiing if you like that better—in a white cloud where you can’t see anything. You know you’re going downhill, but you can’t see it. Sometimes your eyes ...

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