Theory U proposes that the quality of the results that we create in any kind of social system is a function of the quality of awareness, attention, or consciousness that the participants in the system operate from.
Since it emerged around 2006, Theory U has come to be understood in three primary ways: first as a framework; second, as a method for leading profound change; and third, as a way of being – connecting to the more authentic of higher aspects of our self.
Otto Scharmer’s Theory U outlines four levels of listening. This interactive session effective teams, a high-level overview of Theory U, a dive down into Theory U’s listening and conversing levels, and how it all relates to mindful high performance Agile practices. Get a glimpse into how to recognize and participate in deep authentic engagement that will improve your listening, relationships, teams, retrospectives, projects, and maybe even your life. True to excellent Agile, this is an awareness movement that, if practiced, will lead to surprising and interesting results.