Sandy Mamoli @sandymamoli and David Mole
edited by Katharine Dvorak @katied
Discover how New Zealand’s biggest e-commerce company completely restructured their business through Self-Selection. In the process, find out how to create high-performing groups by letting people self-organize into small, cross-functional teams. Step-by-step guides, easy-to-follow diagrams, practical examples, checklists, and tools will enable you to run a Self-Selection process within your organization.
If you’re a manager who wants to structure your organization into small teams, you’ll discover why Self-Selection is the fastest and safest way to do so. You’ll prepare for and organize a Self-Selection event and make sure your Self-Selection participants and fellow managers are on board and ready. If you’re a team member, you’ll discover what it feels like to be part of a Self-Selection process and what the consequences are for your daily work. You’ll learn how to influence your colleagues and bosses to be open to the idea of Self-Selection. You’ll provide your manager with a plan for how to facilitate a Self-Selection event, and with evidence that the system works.
If you’re feeling the pain and chaos of adding new people to your organization, or just want to ensure that your teams have the right people with the right skills, Self-Selection will help you create the effective teams you need.
"Teams are the fuel that powers the agile engine. In this book Sandy and David
explore self-selection, a process that helps professionals organize themselves into
effective teams. The detailed descriptions of the why and how of self-selection and
the many examples make this a very useful book. I highly recommend it!"
–Ben Linders, Independent consultant in agile, lean, quality, and continuous improvement
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