Middle management are key to the success or failure of their Agile teams
They have to step up as Agile Leaders
Middle managers may feel squished between their Agile teams and non-Agile higher management. They may feel powerless. But they are the ones that are instrumental in bringing change.
Changing one organizational process may appear simple. But there’s a lot that makes it hard work. Often, you need to convince higher management. This means you need to: