Meetings that encourage participation and building consensus are valuable, but true project team collaboration assumes shared responsibility and ownership to boost creativity and learning.
This video presents some surprisingly deep research resulting from a simple team-building exercise that involves dry spaghetti, one yard of tape and a marshmallow. Who can build the tallest tower with these ingredients? And why does a surprising group always beat the average?
In this blog post, Esther Derby explain how to manage groups with different priorities in software projects.
Managing conversations about friction between team members is the topic discussed by Esther Derby in this blog post.
In this blog post, Robert McIlree discusses how software architect should participate in project teams.
Based on the orchestra conductor metaphor, Elisabeth Bucci explains how the project manager can be involved in projects without playing the first role.
This blog post from Bas de Baar explores the dynamic of resilient project team building.
“The tendency to resort to groupthink can be exacerbated by a team’s tendency to self-select likeminded people and get rid itself of people who don’t think like the rest of the team. It’s important to find a workable balance between strong individual talents and team-centric collaboration, and to ensure that...