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Tuesday, April 24 • 15:40 - 16:20
Aligning Leadership to a Lean-Agile Context

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Executives are now needed more and more to participate in collaborative strategy-making and adjustment.  But navigating cultural, hierarchical and social boundaries can be challenging even for the most experienced

Lean-Agile teams and divisions are often unintentionally scuppered by well meaning executives, leads and managers.  Its a challenge rising to the fore as a rapidly ever-changing context drives market demand like never before

Come and hear how The Economist Digital Leadership Team have been working to revitalise and empower themselves using a specific Insight Facilitation strategy technique that Katherine Kirk has developed from around 10 years of applying Eastern Philosophical models in tough delivery scenarios.  Find out how it changed the way they strategise and led them into a new phase of collaborative, adaptive leadership.

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Frances Hosking

Head of Delivery, The Economist
I'm currently working as the Head of Delivery at the Economist and heading up Agile delivery across the organisation. I enjoy working with teams to understand their distinct perspectives and draw on my experience to mentor and coach them to succeed. I'm passionate about embedding... Read More →
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Anita Kim

Portfolio Manager, Springer Nature
Anita Kim is a Lean Agile Portfolio Manager at Springer Nature. She has recently been working closely with Katherine Kirk. Whilst Katherine worked with senior managers on her strategy-making technique, Anita worked with teams to produce visualisation dashboards, helping to bring them... Read More →

Tuesday April 24, 2018 15:40 - 16:20 BST
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