Agile Project Management Annotated Bibliography

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Cervone, H. F. (2014). Strategic planning and assessment. Journal Of Library Administration, 54(2), 155-168. doi:10.1080/01930826.2014.903371
Summary:
The article describes how agile methodologies - in software development - can be used in the strategic planning process to help facilitate greater engagement and more effective planning processes. The article defines, examines, and discusses strategic management and the factors, which impede it 's affective use. Altering the cultural fabric of the organization is vital to the successful implementation of strategic planning. “It is clear then that developing a planning culture is critical to strategic planning success” p. 158. To combat the three common
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The first concept from agile project management, advocates the creation and use of short term goals and objectives rather than long projects. The second concept advocates increased and frequent communication with all members of the project. These two concept can be more effectively implemented through the use of the Scrum model. “For purposes of strategic planning, the Scrum model is used to implement a lightweight process for managing and controlling planning” p. 163. The Scrum model utilizes three concepts: roles, processes, and artifacts. This section discusses the 3 roles of Scrum: master, team, project owner (p. 163-64), the five major activities of Scrum: the kickoff, sprint planning meeting, the sprint, the daily scrum, and sprint review meeting (p. 164-165). Thus, the use of agile project methods …show more content…
The eight ethical virtues are: clarity, congruency of management, congruency of supervisors, feasibility, supportability, transparency, discussability, and sanctionability. The importance of ethics programs and their methods are given. The work also examines transactional verses transformational leadership and methods of resolving moral issues. The methodology and research design section examines the collection of empirical data, which evaluates the relationship between leadership and organizational ethical behavior. Although the empirical data of this work does not offer a final and definitive verdict on the relationship of leadership to ethical behavior, the comprehensive overview of the literature provides a solid foundation for the further investigation and initial discussion of the relationship of these vital elements of organizational

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