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The Culture Game

3.80  ·  Rating details ·  84 ratings  ·  12 reviews
THE CULTURE GAME is your tutorial and reference guide for creating lasting business agility in your organization. This is the handbook for managers who want to rapidly develop a culture of learning inside their teams. THE CULTURE GAME book provides you with specific tools and techniques to help your teams (and the entire enterprise) rapidly respond to change. THE CULTURE G ...more
Paperback, 314 pages
Published May 15th 2012 by FreeStanding Press
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Alison Fitzpatrick
Jul 16, 2019 rated it liked it
Not specific enough... very vague descriptions. The concepts are good but I was hoping for something more insightful.
Paul Boos
Jan 13, 2013 rated it liked it
I really love the concept of this book. It gives some very helpful practices that one can adopt to improve your workplace. The use of the game metaphor is very apt and using it to tie in most of the practices works well. I especially like the point of making things like meetings an opt-in as opposed to mandatory.

I found the discussion about adopting triads really practical and plan to use that I'm the future.

The only thing that holds me back from giving this a 4 or 5 was a few places where the g
Martin Hillbrand
Nov 30, 2015 rated it liked it
a good book for everyone, who just started the agile journey. You do not need a lot of prerequisites, the book describes everything in close detail.

For my taste, sometimes in too much close detail. But it will serve as a good book to look up some ideas when needed
Phillipe Cantin
Aug 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
a must read after scrum 101
Rao Kasibhotla
Sep 11, 2013 rated it really liked it
If you are into Agile development and want to know what's on the horizon for the movement, read this one. A brilliant take on cultural aspect of how teams work.
Ilya Mrz
Sep 01, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: ms purpuse
2.facilitate your meetings
3. Exam your norms
4. Game your meetings
5. Manage your boundaries
6. Socialize books
Yuval Yeret
Nov 11, 2012 rated it liked it
Great content and concepts
wish it was presented in a livelier more story driven form. Was a bit dry.
David Koontz
Aug 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
Great generatilization of Scrum patterns applied to culture change.
Tadhg Maccarthy
Nov 05, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: work-related, adapt
Important subject, good advice but poorly written - bad structure - too repetitive.
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Great book. At first I was put off a bit by all those scrum analogies. But in the end all pieces fell together nicely.
Jurgen Appelo
Nov 16, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: agile-management
Content OK, some good tips. Didn't like writing style. Too dry.
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