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Software Teamwork: Taking Ownership for Success by Jim Brosseau

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Chapter Two. Do the Right Thing

To genuinely improve our collective ability to create great software products, we need to recognize that the critical components of getting better have been largely ignored. A sustainable solution begins within each of us.

In this chapter, we make a distinction here between the approaches we normally take for getting things done and a different approach where we all proactively drive teamwork and cooperation. If we all step up and work together toward a common goal, we are much further ahead.

Doing Things Right vs. Doing the Right Thing

A distinction needs to be made in the software world, one that can generate much more effective use of our valuable time and resources.

Often, improvement initiatives are based ...

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