THE IMPACT OF AGILE TRANSFORMATION IN ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE: FROM ORGANIZATIONAL PRACTICES AND VALUES TO CHANGE MANAGEMENT
Abstract Agile transformation, as it’s called in companies that have adopted the new work practice at some organizational level, is being applied by companies that intend to review their own values present in the organizational culture, and as a new way to build and maintain their products. This article aimed to identify the practices and values of organizational culture and change management can assist in cultural transformation with the adoption of agile methods. An online questionnaire was applied (322 respondents) and 7 interviews were conducted with professionals who are undergoing organizational change with the adoption of agile methods. The data were analyzed using statistical and content analysis. Greater egalitarianism was observed at different levels, autonomy for professionals, concern with collective work, among others. it was found the main motivations in search of process improvements, accelerate software delivery, improve IT and business alignment, increase productivity. Improvements in the adoption of agile methods included innovation, user satisfaction, quality, business value, processes and productivity. The adoption of agile methods affects the organizational culture with agile principles and values, generating positive impacts for people and the capacity for innovation in companies.