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Agile Project Management to Become an Innovative Service Organisation: Can You Bank on It?

Öhlén, Josefine LU and Leahy, Tom LU (2016) BUSN49 20161
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
This single and holistic case study was conducted with a qualitative approach. Our findings show that the change to agile project management is perceived positively by employees. Further the research concludes that the key enablers of cultural change to adopt agile methods are engaging leadership and communication which support the change process. Overall, the study concludes, that agile project management has increased innovation. Thus, you may be able to bank on agile concepts for innovation outside the traditional context of use although the transition to agile has a number of caveats which must be taken into consideration. Those seeking to implement agile must further be aware of the cultural changes required for agile working due to... (More)
This single and holistic case study was conducted with a qualitative approach. Our findings show that the change to agile project management is perceived positively by employees. Further the research concludes that the key enablers of cultural change to adopt agile methods are engaging leadership and communication which support the change process. Overall, the study concludes, that agile project management has increased innovation. Thus, you may be able to bank on agile concepts for innovation outside the traditional context of use although the transition to agile has a number of caveats which must be taken into consideration. Those seeking to implement agile must further be aware of the cultural changes required for agile working due to the difficult nature of changing organisational culture. (Less)
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author
Öhlén, Josefine LU and Leahy, Tom LU
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organization
course
BUSN49 20161
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Agile Project Management, Organisational Change, Innovation, Service Organisation, Banking Industry
language
English
id
8889823
date added to LUP
2016-09-02 15:31:16
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2016-11-10 08:38:56
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  abstract     = {This single and holistic case study was conducted with a qualitative approach. Our findings show that the change to agile project management is perceived positively by employees. Further the research concludes that the key enablers of cultural change to adopt agile methods are engaging leadership and communication which support the change process. Overall, the study concludes, that agile project management has increased innovation. Thus, you may be able to bank on agile concepts for innovation outside the traditional context of use although the transition to agile has a number of caveats which must be taken into consideration. Those seeking to implement agile must further be aware of the cultural changes required for agile working due to the difficult nature of changing organisational culture.},
  author       = {Öhlén, Josefine and Leahy, Tom},
  keyword      = {Agile Project Management,Organisational Change,Innovation,Service Organisation,Banking Industry},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Agile Project Management to Become an Innovative Service Organisation: Can You Bank on It?},
  year         = {2016},
}