Gartner Research

3 Steps to Address Culture Issues When Scaling Product Management Approach

Published: 14 August 2019

ID: G00385798

Analyst(s): Daniel Sanchez Reina, Yuko Adachi

Summary

Designing product-centric teams as micro companies within a company is a way to realize their full potential by leveraging autonomy and entrepreneurial spirits. CIOs must foster corresponding microculture of these teams while ensuring it is well aligned with overall company culture at the same time.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Analysis

  • Take Layered Approach to Culture by Identifying Overall Culture of IT and Microculture of Each Team
  • Prioritize Behaviors and Mindset Change of Middle Managers of Project-Centric Teams by Reasoning, Engaging and Training
  • Guide Expected Behaviors by Disseminating New Rules and Processes That Support Overall Culture

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