The rhetoric of 'one way', even it if is Agile, Scrum or some other method, may be the problem rather than any particular method or practice being correct or not.
All organisational systems are systems of control, but not necessarily the simple view of control by management over production. Systems of control can be used in different ways. Visualisations of process are powerful representations, representations that become resources for control. New resources like burn down charts and story boards offer opportunities to exert control, exercise power and exercise resistance through compliance, non-compliance, inauthentic compliance etc.
The example presented here (www.infoq.com) by Marcel Wegermann, a narrative of Justin's Kanban journey, a journey that remains incomplete.