17 min

We're The Aliens - Three Ways to Seek Safet‪y‬ Troubleshooting Agile

    • Business

Jeffrey tells us stories about three ways agile teams deal with uncertainty: seeking cover by looking to a single source of truth, or seeking similar cover by following a process, or seeking true psychological safety through conversations. We analyse why the first two often don't work and why the third is so threatening to adopt.

SHOW LINKS:

- Psychological safety: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhoLuui9gX8
- Argyris on defensive routines: http://www.clevelandconsultinggroup.com/articles/theories-in-action.php
- Apollo 13 scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry55--J4_VQ
- Westrum cultures: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1765804/pdf/v013p0ii22.pdf

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Our new book, Agile Conversations, is out now! See https://conversationaltransformation.com where you can order your copy and get a free video when you join our mailing list!

We'd love to hear any thoughts, ideas, or feedback you have about the show.

Email us at info@conversationaltransformation.com

Jeffrey tells us stories about three ways agile teams deal with uncertainty: seeking cover by looking to a single source of truth, or seeking similar cover by following a process, or seeking true psychological safety through conversations. We analyse why the first two often don't work and why the third is so threatening to adopt.

SHOW LINKS:

- Psychological safety: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhoLuui9gX8
- Argyris on defensive routines: http://www.clevelandconsultinggroup.com/articles/theories-in-action.php
- Apollo 13 scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry55--J4_VQ
- Westrum cultures: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1765804/pdf/v013p0ii22.pdf

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Our new book, Agile Conversations, is out now! See https://conversationaltransformation.com where you can order your copy and get a free video when you join our mailing list!

We'd love to hear any thoughts, ideas, or feedback you have about the show.

Email us at info@conversationaltransformation.com

17 min

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