State of Agile HR 2022: 1000 downloads within 1 week

The State of Agile HR 2022 is live since January 27th! This is the second international research report that provides insight into the agility of people, organizations and HR-departments. Within a week, the HR-community has downloaded the State of Agile HR 2022 more than a thousand times. This is a significant increase compared to the previous edition. It shows that agility as a (strategic) focus area is growing in HR-professionals’ minds.
4 February 2022
Gidion Peters
  • Agile HR
  • Agile transformation
State of Agile HR 2022

Interesting facts from the State of Agile HR 2022

  • Almost three quarters of the participating organizations indicates they are embracing agile outside of IT
  • The most important reason for organizations to practice agile is “to motivate current employees.” This is a big change compared to the research from 2020
  • HR-departments that consciously formulate a strategy to increase their agility, achieve a number of results faster. Such as improving employee satisfaction and attracting new talent
  • Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) appears to be the biggest challenge for HR; in 2020 “leadership development” was the number one. We also note that HR has the intention to share more of the responsibility for SWP with teams in the business
  • The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of Agile HR amongst HR-departments, according to 65% of respondents

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The top 5 reasons for adopting Agile within the organization

State of Agile HR 2022

Source: State of Agile HR 2022.


Why Organize Agile is obsessed with Agile HR

Since the publication of our book ‘Agile HR’ in 2017, we have been fully involved with HR-professionals and departments to build their agility. Why? Because HR often is key to changing the mindset of people and organizations for the better. HR has the potential to be an accelerator of agile transformations. But it does require HR-professionals and leaders to take on a more strategic role.


Are you ready for Agile HR?

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Gidion Peters

Co-founder & agile coach
De wereld van organiseren staat aan de vooravond van grote veranderingen. Ik haal er plezier uit om daar een rol in te spelen: die van innovator. Door het ontwikkelen van nieuwe manieren van denken en werken. Zo help ik leiderschapsteams en organisaties in de VS, Europa en Latijns-Amerika.