Agile Leadership

Assessment Template Details

Lean Agile Intelligence

Agile Leadership

This template focuses on the core competencies and characteristics of great leaders in Agile and Lean environments. Influenced by multiple generations of leaders, this template provides an opportunity for leaders to reflect and improve on the behaviors, qualities, and practices required by leadership in today’s fast-moving business environments.

Source Reference

Works of thought leaders that influenced the Practice and associated Agility State Criteria Statements.

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Questions/Practices by Practice Dimension

Leadership

• Coaching
• Courage
• Developing People
• Engagement
• Environment Design
• Growth Mindset
• Leadership Accountability
• Leadership Adaptability
• Leadership Continuous Improvement
• Leadership Decisiveness
• Leadership Empowerment
• Leadership Humility
• Leadership Integrity
• Leadership Systems Thinking
• Leading Change
• Outcome Focus
• Promoting Flow
• Promoting Quality
• Promoting Sustainability
• Self-Awareness
• Visionary

Practice Technique Criteria Example

Growth Mindset

Starting

  • Believes people's basic abilities, intelligence, and talents are fixed traits

Developing

  • Understands the concept of a growth-mindset and can clearly articulate it
  • Coaches teams to reflect periodically and capture what they learned
  • Coaches teams to share their learnings with others 
  • Encourages and supports people learning new skills, even if it is outside of their functional area

Emerging

  • Creates a safe environment that encourages risks
  • Coaches teams to run experiments so they can test, learn, and iterate quickly
  • Teaches teams to learn from failures and celebrate learning
  • Responds well to challenges and constructive criticism

Adapting

  • Coaches peers that learning and intelligence comes with time and experience, and it our job as leaders to accelerate the learning 

Optimizing

  • Coaches leadership that learning and intelligence comes with time and experience, and it our job as leaders to accelerate the learning