Agile working is about bringing people, processes, connectivity and technology, time and place together to find the most appropriate and effective way of working to carry out a particular task. It is working within guidelines (of the task) but without boundaries (of how you achieve it).
An Agile Organization is one that can quickly respond to changes. The ‘agile organization’ focuses on the customer. A highly agile organization reacts successfully to emerging new competitors, rapid advancements in technology and sudden shifts in overall market conditions.
Hand-out about Agile working and the 4 principles
There are 4 important values of an agile working organization:
- Individuals and Interactions Over Processes and Tools
- Working Solutions Over Comprehensive Documentation
- Customer Collaboration Over Contract Negotiation
- Responding to Change Over Following a Plan
In this hand-out about the 4 principles, you can read more about it.
Business Lease is starting with implementing Agile working within the privatelease.com team in The Netherlands and B2B team in Central Europe. Also, the Leadership Team is trained to learn more about it.
If you want to learn more about Agile and how other companies already work that way, you can watch this video of the company Spotify.