Engineering departments are complex systems. To transform them, we need teams. The most productive of these teams follow a discipline to design and guide their conversations. These conversations lead to new collaborations: new maker spaces, new courses, new certifications, new entrepreneurship initiatives.
We have learned from our work that the most productive teams follow a discipline. The most productive teams in this sample followed 8 of the 10 rules underlying Strategic Doing. The least productive teams followed an average of 2 of the rules.
Here’s a brief presentation of what we are learning.
The Director of the Lab at UNA and co-author of Strategic Doing: 10 Skills for Agile Leadership, Ed’s work has focused on developing new models of strategy specifically designed to accelerate complex collaboration in networks and open innovation. He is the original developer of Strategic Doing.