Dec 18 – Closing the effects gap with more control seldom works


Don’t get what you want from your organization? Do you have difference between what you expect your actions to achieve and what they actually achieve? Asserting more detailed control then seldom, if ever, helps.

A better strategy for closing this effects gap is often to assert less detailed control. If you instead provide more clarity of that the wanted effects/outcomes are. Then you coach the people in the organization to come up with their own solutions to achieve the wanted effects/outcomes with in your provided boundaries.

This is my Lean/Agile Advent Calendar. I will publish a short post on a Lean/Agile topic every day up until Christmas. I will based each days topic on what is behind the door in the LEGO® City Advent Calendar.  So be sure to check back every day!

DISCLAIMER: LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group, which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this post and blog in any way.

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