In February’s issue
Should your intuitions come before or after your analyses? asks Gary Klein. In this MIT Press Reader article, Gary explains the conditions when we should start with our intuitions, and the conditions when we should delay consulting our intuitions.
NOBL provides advice on when leaders should pursue a reorganisation. Advice includes not rushing for a reorg when problems can be solved more easily with a process improvement or meeting re-design.
Jeffrey Phillips offers expertise in developing an innovation portfolio. Additionally, Jeffrey provides a frank observation that while some firms may espouse the goal of innovating, near-term incentives to protect what exists are too significant for the vast majority of companies.
How can agility be funded? poses Myles Ogilvie. Myles gives guidance on funding models that meet generally accepted accounting rules (GAAP) that have been adopted by those at the front of new ways of working.
Christiaan Verwijs provides part two of his report on his research-based investigation of the purported benefits of SAFe® – the popular and often contentious agile scaling framework.
Finally, Harold Jarche reflects on Peter Senge’s seminal 1990 book The Fifth Discipline. This includes the need for executives to accept individuals learning from mistakes, despite this working against existing performance management systems.