The Age of the Self-Managed Organization

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Conference Video[edit | edit source]

Watch the video here: https://www.infoq.com/presentations/self-management-organization

Download the slides here: Slides

Business Agility Conference 2017

Abstract[edit | edit source]

The talk will explore the benefits of unleashing the power of organizational self-management. Examples of vanguard organizations willing to embrace the future of work are springing up everywhere, with breathtaking business results and humane, people-centered workplaces.

What you’ll take away:

  • Learn How to Create a Highly Scalable Enterprise Without Bosses and Titles
  • Learn How to Drive Organizational Agility, Innovation and Resilience through Organizational Self-Management
  • Learn How Organizational Self-Management Can Create Strategic Business Advantage
Doug Kirkpatrick

About Doug[edit | edit source]

Doug Kirkpatrick is an organizational change consultant with NuFocus Strategic Group, TEDx and keynote speaker, author, and educator.

The first season of his career was spent in the manufacturing sector principally with Morning Star, a world leader in the food industry. He now engages with Great Work Cultures, Work Revolution, The Center for Innovative Cultures and other vibrant organizations and leaders to co-create the future of management. In the last four years he has spoken about the future of work with audiences in China, Brazil, Poland, Mexico, Canada, Germany, Norway, Denmark, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and throughout the United States.

Doug is the author of Beyond Empowerment: The Age of the Self-Managed organization, and a monthly contributor to the Huffington Post. He is a director at the Association for Talent Development (ATD), the world’s largest talent development association with over 40,000 members in 120 countries, and a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®).