The Flow System: The Evolution of Agile and Lean Thinking in an Age of Complexity
John R. Turner, Ph.D., Nigel Thurlow, and Brian Rivera
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The Flow System shows how to generate and nurture self-organizing
teams that mobilize the full talents of those doing the work to cope
with dizzying change and complexity, while also drawing on the
contributions of those for whom the work is being done–the
—Steve Denning, author of The Age of Agile
Organizations that pull off this triple helix trick of thinking about
the complexity of their systems and the environment in which they’re
operating, distributed leadership to engage the collective
intelligence and creativity of the organization, and building teams of
teams so the whole is greater than the sum of the parts have good
chance of keeping up and staying ahead.
—Steve Spear, MIT Sloan School senior lecturer, author of The High Velocity Edge
The Flow System’s Triple Helix provides many of the tools and ways
of thinking we will need to do that; it is agile without being
doctrinaire about Agile.
—David Snowden, creator of the Cynefin Framework, Chief Scientific Officer of Cognitive Edge
JOHN R. TURNER, Ph.D., is assistant professor at the University of North Texas in the College of Information. NIGEL THURLOW is CEO of The Flow Consortium and the former Chief of Agile at Toyota Connected. BRIAN RIVERA is a former F-14 Topgun pilot and an Agile coach/consultant in the private and military sectors.
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6×9. 296 pp. 2 color illus. 30 figures. Notes. Biblio. Index.
Business. Social Science.