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Re: [scrumdevelopment] Re: Scrum is generally good for staff morale

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  • Ron Jeffries
    ... I would predict with some confidence that your expectations will quite commonly not be met, were you to impose on people things that they do not like. Ron
    Message 1 of 10 , Jan 6, 2009
      Hello, Roy. On Tuesday, January 6, 2009, at 2:00:27 AM, you wrote:

      > You are correct. BUT ... if the water happens to be a particular
      > development approach, and the developers are being paid good money
      > to follow that approach, then I really do feel that they should
      > 'drink'. I am all for industrial democracy and team
      > self-management and all that is implied in this. I am also aware
      > that people have their own views, probably divergent views, on
      > almost any subject. BUT if I am paying them good money to do
      > something (ie: their salary) I would expect them to do their best
      > job regardless of whether I have told them the preferred process
      > or they have chosen it themselves.

      I would predict with some confidence that your expectations will
      quite commonly not be met, were you to impose on people things that
      they do not like.

      Ron Jeffries
      www.XProgramming.com
      www.xprogramming.com/blog
      It's easy to have a complicated idea.
      It's very very hard to have a simple idea.
      -- Carver Mead
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