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Collapse of Tayloristic organizations

Ari Tikka
Ari Tikka
8.3.2016
Founding Partner
Ran Nyman
Ran Nyman
8.3.2016
Founding Partner

Just like at Easter Islands, Tayloristic organizations grow more and more complicated until they collapse. This combined with the atmosphere of fear is what brought NOKIA Mobile Phones to it's knees 2011.

There is a robust connection between Fearless Leadership, Learning and successful work Coordination in large organizations. We explain the phenomenon through the examples of NOKIA Mobile Phones, 200 years of military Leadership, and 3000 years of Societal Collapse. Two things stand out from the failing cases: Fear and ever growing complexity.

Please download our full presentation "From Tayloristic to Agile organization" at Scan-Agile 2016.

Ari Tikka
Founding Partner

Before finding Agile, Ari built software for embedded distributed fault tolerant software for seven years. For the next decade he worked as an organizational therapist with cultural change, teamwork and leadership. Since 2006 he has contributed to LeSS-flavoured Agile transformations including mechanical engineering, market automation, and embedded system development. For the last couple of years Ari had international coaching assignments ranging from teams to board.

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Ran Nyman
Founding Partner

Ran is an experienced software professional who has worked since 1995 in professional software development field. Currently, Ran is working as a consultant and trainer in process improvement field helping large multinational organizations to move from sequential product development to more agile ways of working. The primary focus has been on how to move big products (over 100 people) to use Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) and Lean. This work includes giving wide range of trainings, workshops, team coaching and management consulting.

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