Rhineland model reflects agile philosophy

The Rhineland Model resonates with the agile philosophy.

Aspect
Rhineland Anglo-American
Decisions
If you know it, you may say it. HIPPO.
Start
Here and now (ist). Goal (soll).
Drive
Exalted working community. Money-making machine.
Shine
Teams. Individual.
Game Rules
Contextual & situational Strict enforcement (rules are rules; sensitive system).
Professional
All-round craftmanship (T- and π-shaped). Functional split.
Coordination
Work floor. Top-down.
Governance
Workers self-organise around the work. Top-down governance.
Fitness
Tailor-made; every person is unique. Predictability & standardization.
Metrics
Measuring = Knowing. Knowing = Measuring.

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