Change Essay

2990 Words Feb 11th, 2015 12 Pages
Management of change experience in my organization

Mohammed Asif PGPEX 23/8

Change is the only constant in life. Things and situations around us change every day and we have to adapt to them. But ironically, change is the hardest thing to bring about in a person or an organization. Resistance to change among employees is the biggest challenge a management faces when trying to effect a change. So, why should an organization change?
Any business in today's fast-moving environment that is looking for the pace of change to slow down will surely be disappointed. In fact, businesses should embrace
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A team of not more than 9 engineers made a commitment to develop certain features from the product list (known as product backlog) in a stipulated time frame. Usually, commitments are made for a sprint (2 to 4 week time period. The time period is chosen by the company) and a release has typically 5 to 10 sprints. Team sits together before every sprint and carefully plans as to what all items to be taken up during this sprint. Team as a unit tries to complete all the items taken up during the sprint. A sprint retrospective happens after the sprint where every member gives his opinions on what went well and what can be improved for further sprints.

In this development model, everyone volunteers for work and goes on to complete his/her own work. In case someone fails to complete, another team member steps in for him. This kind of model which lays more emphasis on team work necessitates that there are no laggards in the team. The team targets for some features in a sprint and the team velocity is determined by the number of features it could actually complete. It is a self-correcting model wherein team understands its own ideal velocity by trying and failing/accomplishing. As you can see, the role of retrospective and feedback is very prominent in this kind of a model. Every person should be willing to volunteer for more work, to challenge his abilities and know what his ideal potential is. Hence, feedback from peers to peers

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