Though the concept of “Theory Y” human enterprises originated in the late 50s, the traditional “command-and-control” mindset is still prevalent in companies today, unfortunately.
A human enterprise is just that: an enterprise modelled around adaptable human beings, their self-organising skills and an individual’s continuous quest for personal satisfaction in accordance with organisational goals and purposes.
Lean and Kanban can only be successful in this type of environment. Without the right mindset, the lean and agile methodologies are only blueprints and recipes for failure.
Here you will find the slides from the talk Lean and Kanban in Human Enteprises.