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No Bad People: It Is How To Synchronize Them That Counts Part 1

Why do decent and talented people often are unable to perform well straightforward tasks? Why do people get angry at each other at work? Is this a unique problem to an industry or is there is a fundamental challenge in common to all? What is the root cause of this issue?

May 15, 2020

The latest ebook by Qualitest’s Chief Transformation Officer, Yoav Ziv, offers unique insights into improving team performance and understanding the impact of management methodology on DevOps software development, as well as many other issues that we face in the software development world.

We will be publishing the three parts of the book in a series of blog posts:

  1. The challenge – understanding the root cause of operational performance of teams.
  2. Making it better – ways to architect organizations and work to minimize the impacts of those challenges.
  3. Leadership implications – key learnings resulting from the realization that people are good.

In these chapters, Yoav highlights 12 practical management tips that will be summarized at the end of the third blog.

In the first chapter of the book, Yoav discusses:

  • Why do decent and talented people often are unable to perform well straightforward tasks?
  • Why do people get angry at each other at work?
  • Is this a unique problem to an industry or is there is a fundamental challenge in common to all?
  • What is the root cause of this issue?

As tasks in the modern economy become less structured and repeatable, and as organizations become more complex and matrixed, projects and other collective tasks become more difficult to execute, despite the fact that people generally are doing their best to do the right thing.

The root cause of this issue is the lack of synchronization between the various people and groups that are required to fulfil the task. This section will discuss the synchronization challenge in details, with examples from various industries on how it impacts performance.

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You can purchase the book on Amazon

Yoav Ziv is a transformation specialist and a renowned expert in using operations methods that break through organization performance, such as Lean, Theory of Constraints, DevOps and other operational research practices. He holds an MBA degree from Ben-Gurion University and is a Computer Science & Economics graduate from Tel-Aviv University.

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