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Software Teamwork: Taking Ownership for Success by Jim Brosseau

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Chapter Twenty-One. Pick Your Battles

It is important to recognize that we will not change the world all at once. We need to be careful to pick small, practical initiatives that will benefit the organization and ensure that everyone involved understands his or her own measure of value these changes bring.

In this chapter, we look at the need for reasonable guidance to the team. We focus on defining rules that serve everyone’s best interest. We need to pick a reasonably sized project, and there is no time like the present to get moving.

A Critical Procedure

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