The Triumvirate of Power: a secret sauce of high performing teams

The Triumvirate of Power: a secret sauce of high performing teams

There's bunch of questions that will probably never get answered ... who was behind killing JFK?is Elvis alive?why did your local football team suck that much in the yesterday game?... and ... what's the optimal work model for running software teams? ;PObviously the last one is much more thrilling than the previous ones (hehe), so lets stick to it today :) In fact it's not just a single question, but a ton of smaller ones that fit well together: cross-competence or competence-based teams?individual or team responsibility?what are the roles & their particular responsibilities?who's decisive in terms of priorities,…

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Social loafing - reducing key performers to sarcastic spectators

Social loafing - reducing key performers to sarcastic spectators

In this article you'll find out that ... even motivated, former high performers can slow down their efforts in team environment (for a reason); strength of ownership depends mainly on who makes the statement; it's critical to learn (early) whether the people really believe in the final success; it's crucial to rule out an option of someone stating "I knew it will fail since the very beginning". Before I get to the actual point, a funny digression that nicely depicts how many topics are in my blogging queue: I've enqueued this particular blog post idea in ... December last year,…

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