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Agile Auckland webinar 8th Mar 2018


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The Invisible dynamics of Collaboration in high performing teams

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Agile Auckland webinar 8th Mar 2018

  1. 1. The invisible dynamics of collaboration in high performing groups and teams. 8th March 2018 WEBINAR supporting 22nd February 2018 Meetup
  2. 2. Let’s see how many are online Please use the ‘Raise my hand’ feature from the Participants option So I know you can hear me. Also, you may want to have your Smartphone or Tablet ready for later on. We will start at 18:30
  3. 3. The invisible dynamics of collaboration in high performing groups and teams. Speaker: Rod Willis @RodWillisGTC +44 7788 457 202
  4. 4. Let’s see who we have Online What Type of Agile Practice(s) What methodologies/techniques do you use today Poll results to share
  5. 5. As we think about Collaboration What makes the difference?
  6. 6. What we did at AUT On the 22nd Feb 2018
  7. 7. Score the behaviours you perceive within the group Keeping the same group in mind, and now in the workplace, score the following statements Score the context the group is working within Keeping the same group in mind, score the following statements Add up the scores and divide by 10 This is the Learning Dynamic (LD) score Add up the scores and divide by 10 This is the Environment Dynamic (ED) score 10-minutes to complete this next step, please score ALL 20 statements On the 22nd, all those present scored 10 statements for the Learning Dynamic On the 22nd, all those present scored 10 statements for the Environment Dynamic
  8. 8. Your Learning Dynamic (LD) score relates to the vertical scale Your Environment Dynamic (ED) score relates to the horizontal scale Draw a small circle around the intersection of the Learning and Environment Dynamic scores Example. With the LD = 4.5 and ED = 6.5 4.5 6.5 Example Marker They then found their point on the chart and made their mark
  9. 9. The Monday Morning Question!!! What we had on the 22nd 26 39 14 5 2 Then by a show of hands, we counted how many people were in each band
  10. 10. • The Learning Dynamic is represented by the upper semicircle with items grouped in 4 pairs • The Learning Dynamic is based on the work of Chris Argyris regarding Organisational Learning • Three of the four pairs are based on the FIRO-Theory of Interpersonal Relationships, which link to the desire for feeling: –Many Views and Collective •‘Important and significant’ –Ask and Collaborate •‘Competent and capable’ –Open and Trust •‘Liked and accepted’ • Understand and Work-life quality are Outcomes of the Group Dynamic Learning Dynamic theory-base More detailed information is available on Twitter @RodWillisGTC and #acceleratingcollaboration and The Control Dynamic represents the concept of Unilateral Control, this is generally destructive in terms of Team or Group performance
  11. 11. • The Environment Dynamic is represented by the whole circle with items grouped in 3 pairs for Autonomous Motivation and 2 pairs for Mindsets • Autonomous Motivation is based on Self- Determination Theory by Edward L. Deci and Richard M. Ryan –Collaboration and Communication •‘Relate/Purpose’ –Choice and Motivation •‘Autonomous/Autonomy’ –Feedback and Development •‘Mastery’ • Mindsets is based on two different theoretical constructs –Monitoring and Support is informed by the Viable Systems Model (VSM) by Stafford Beer –Culture and Change is informed by Social Development theory by Robert Kegan Environment Dynamic theory-base More detailed information is available on Twitter @RodWillisGTC and #acceleratingcollaboration and
  12. 12. Now it’s your turn Keeping your Webinar display in view NOW Get your Phone or Tablet device ready.
  13. 13. Switching attention to Admin Access:
  14. 14. Scoring with Admin Access: Let’s explore what REALITY is like Today, for those on this Webinar Now we shall share the Menti results fully anonymised
  15. 15. Reflect on this evenings results The Monday Morning Question!!! Each small dot represents how an individual participant scored the two questions online The vertical axis links to the Learning Dynamic The Horizontal Axis links to the Environment Dynamic
  16. 16. Sharing the research findings Association for Project Managers Change SIG sponsored this research n=174 (9 organizations) Evidence-based research (2016)
  17. 17. Event for the BCS Business Change Specialist Group & BCS Agile Methods Specialist Group British Computer Society members exploring Group Dynamics
  18. 18. What’s next? •We are collaborating with APMG International to develop a number of resources providing global access, to those that CARE about COLLABORATION •In the mean time, feel free to explore the ‘Additional Material’ supplied as part of this pack
  19. 19. Questions? Please use the Q&A Icon
  20. 20. • Where can we use the tool • Any advice on helping management understand the need to help change group dynamics /culture? • How often should I use it? • Do you have issues getting participants to value the research? • How long does card game take • How to build trust among remote teams? • Is there any more info about mindsets • What's the name of the book you mentioned about modelling alignment to organisational values? A: (Homo Imitans) • In my experience, I can only trust with any one of them based on multiple one on one chat/phone chat sessions. • "If there is a difficult-to-work-with senior team member, with a lot of experience and business/technical knowledge. Play key role in the group. He usually overpowers other's voice/ideas to the point that inhibit openness/collaboration. Some developers resigning because they can no longer work with him. What do you suggest? Do you let him go? Or try to stick with him with low/no teamwork?" Questions raised
  21. 21. Additional Material
  22. 22. Collaboration Poker building high performing teams Blog: Agile Business Conference and Social Dynamics Tom Hampson Images Copyright ©Visual Eye
  23. 23. Why does this matter? Where many organisations are operating right now Where many organisations really need to be to survive well
  24. 24. For links and further dialogue CI + Design Thinking Social Dynamics is KEY Learn more about this space
  25. 25. LearningNOW TV
  26. 26. Free resources © Assentire Ltd Serious about measurement, enabling meaningful ROI dialogue All rights reserved Free APP can be used on –Smartphones –Tablets –Free Microsite
  27. 27. Let’s not forget we are human Arataki Visitor Centre Craig Potton is New Zealand's best known landscape photographer & Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to photography & conservation.
  28. 28. Next Event Workshop: “Improv-e Your Innovation” Presenter: Jakub Jurkiewicz Date: Wednesday 21st March 2018 Venue:
  29. 29. Event Management • Outsourced • To Bhargavi Kotte • Contact: o Linkedin o Email o Mobile 0064 0210517000
  30. 30. Let’s stay in touch! @Aucklandagile Group: Agile Auckland