The role of middle manager is not immediately apparent in the agile world. So does that mean that you have to start looking for a new job? No – the middle manager is more important than ever – however, the role is completely different and will require a change in both actions and mindset.
In the agile world, there is a fundamental belief that the best solutions to complex issues are created in cross-functional teams.
In order to enable teams to work efficiently, there are two leadership roles in the agile world:
- Leadership of process and way of working
- Leadership of content and priorities
This article was orginally published in Danish in Ledelse i Udvikling.