Austin Mackesy-Buckley

Oct 27, 2021

5 min read

Are we killing organizations with continuous improvement?

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The phrase “continuous improvement” is a pretty common one among agile and lean communities and the tech industry in general. Yet, it depends quite a lot on one’s interpretation of what constitutes an “improvement”. I have started to suspect that in many cases, we are mistaking our societal obsession with anything that betters productivity and efficiency as synonymous with improvement…