One of the four value statements from the Agile Manifesto states:
Individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
Two principles supporting the Agile Manifesto are:
Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the job done.
The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a development team is face-to-face conversation.
These statements attempt to change the way teams work and interact in an agile environment. These statements also require Leadership to focus on teams in a very different way than the command and control style of traditional methodologies.
“How do you make team members trust each other?“ “You trust them first!"
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