Agendashift founder Mike Burrows is the author of Kanban from the Inside (2014) and Agendashift: Outcome-oriented change and continuous transformation (2018). He is recognised for his pioneering work in Lean, Agile, and Kanban and his advocacy for participatory and outcome-oriented approaches to change, transformation, and strategy. Prior to his consulting career, Mike was global development manager and Executive Director at a top tier investment bank, and CTO for an energy risk management startup.
Managing change in the 21st century
Which is the better approach to organisational transformation: “ op down”, with the challenge of overcoming resistance to change, or “bottom up”, perhaps never gathering momentum? Isn’t it time we found a third way, one that is simultaneously respectful, ambitious, and sustainable? We’ll explore a synthesis of ideas old and new, organised by a five-stage process of Discovery, Exploration, Mapping, Elaboration, and Operation.