Self-Balanced, Not Self-Organized
Agility doesn’t mean that a team makes all decisions in a self-organized way. Agility means that a team can easily balance itself between execution and innovation, depending on context.
Are you thinking about implementing Holacracy? Don’t do it!
Are you planning to copy the “Spotify model”? Hold it right there!
Are you busy introducing SAFe, LeSS, or Nexus? Forget it!
Do you want a liquid, self-managed, or podular organization? Wait…