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

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This article was orginally published in Danish in Ledelse i Udvikling.