Leading, guiding and inspiring organizations in a constantly changing environment is challenging. Traditional concepts and theories of management and leadership are coming under pressure as new organization models arise and a new generation enters the labor market.
Teamwork is becoming ever more important and team autonomy is trending. These trends require leadership in agile organizations, also referred to as agile leadership.
We define agile leadership as: ‘The capacity of leaders to support teams in creating customer value and to embrace uncertainties both inside and outside the organization.’ Many leaders have already mastered the basics: the challenge is to further develop these existing capabilities, so they can help the organization further develop itself in a sustainable way.
With our ‘Agile Leadership’ Approach
You will have an insight into the behavior and skills suited to a leader in an agile environment, how you match with these skills and behavior and what is required for you to develop these further. You will gain knowledge and understanding of new organizational models and the way you can shape and direct these.
We distinguish three levels of leadership; the organizational level, the team level and the personal level. Leadership in agile organizations requires a different paradigm and approach at each level:
Leading an agile organization is highly demanding for its leaders. It requires new ways of thinking, working and organizing. ‘Agile Leadership’ helps you to develop your own leadership and support your organization on the path to agility.