Ever had that heavy disappointment when you join an ‘empowered team’ and realise that politics and hierarchy are still driving behaviour.. and it won’t stop? Ever been frustrated that no matter what you do the political games just endlessly confuse and muddy any earnest attempt at doing work? Even in Lean – Agile teams? What the hell is going on? Is it hopeless? In this talk, drawing from her deep practical experience as a transformation specialist, Katherine Kirk (Agile/Lean Coach) challenges traditional thinking.