56107Re: Is Scrum Master a Managerial Role?
- Oct 24, 2012Agreed, Paul. Leader and manager are two different things. A team leader is not necessarily a manager. The captain of a football team is a member of the team and a leader, but not a manager.
I managed to get out of bed this morning and more or less make it into work. I guess that makes me a manager. :-)
--- In email@example.com, Paul Hudson <phudson@...> wrote:
> This will depend, of course, on what definition of manager you are using
> Under your definition, I think, pretty much everyone is a manager (everyone
> manages time, for instance).
> For me a manager is allocated some resources (sometimes these are people -
> yes, I know - but can be other things) and is accountable for getting
> things done with those resources. Under my definition, the SM is not a
> On 24 October 2012 15:59, Joshua Partogi <joshua.java@...> wrote:
> > **
> > Definitely not true. Scrum Master is a managerial role. Even getting teams
> > to self-organize and self-managing need some management skills. Managing
> > the Scrum ceremonies schedules also need some time management skills. In
> > large organisation, the Scrum Master is a change agent, he brings change so
> > that Scrum may happen. The changes needs to be managed. You are right that
> > the Scrum Master does not manage the team, but the Scrum Master manage the
> > Scrum process, he even manage change in order to make it happen.
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