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Software Teamwork: Taking Ownership for Success by Jim Brosseau

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Chapter Fourteen. Guidance

The problem of ensuring that a team works well together is a tough one. There are both strategic and tactical issues to deal with: deciding on a specific approach to take and coordinating the team effort from day to day. This information is important and labor intensive, but it still fails to provide a reasonable level of higher-level guidance to the team.

In this chapter, we look at some practical guidance in how to effectively keep a team running smoothly. We consider some of the attributes of reasonable process deployment and team behaviors essential for success.

Carrots and Sticks

Whether you are raising a child or trying to ensure that the right things are being done on a software project, one of your primary responsibilities ...

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