ATQ: Visual Management, the monday answers

Here are Xaviers answers for his Agile Thursday Quiz on Visual Management

What is Visual Management about?

C. Work and workflows

E. Signs and signals


What are the benefits of Visual Management?

A. Creates transparency and trust

D. Exposes lazy and useless people

E. Enables people to decide what they have to do next

Which of these are desireable attributes of your taskboard?

A. It should be clear and simple

C. It should be in a public space

D. It should be comprehensible by random people

E. It should be clean and tidy

What are the drawbacks of Visual Management?

A. It kills trees

B. It does not work well with distributed teams

D. It cannot be used by the blind

F. It is not suitable for highly regulated environments


You can learn more Xaviers blog about Visual Management

Gemba Panta Rei blogs about Visual Management from a different point of view
Visual Management is an important part of Kanban so check out David Andersons book on Kanban

I personally also like Personal Kanban and use Visual Management in my personal life.

While we wait for Xavier to write the book about Visual management, here is a list of a few books that are related: