Ensuring a workforce is comfortable with distributing leadership is a cultural issue - not a process or methodology one, Carnegie said. This means leaders must expand their skills to adapt.
“In this new world, yes there are moments where [leaders] need to demonstrate command and control,” she said. “But it’s more important to have many different tools in your leadership toolbox. You need to be much more sophisticated.”
Carnegie said ANZ’s transition to agile was going well but warned it would be years before the bank was “expert practitioners” of the methodology.
“It’s going to be a multi-year [process],” she said.
Carnegie also touched on the importance of data in the agile way of working. Watch the video to find out more.
Andrew Cornell is managing editor at bluenotes