Bring the Scrum Master a Glass of Water - Conduct Objectives and High Performance Teams

Move beyond the labels!

Do you have a Team Charter? Do you use it?

Fact is - many teams have had a team charter-like activity or discussion - however it mostly stays as a generic declaration of terms rather than an operative tool.

Without exception - all the teams I've worked with, declared in their charters that they want to have trust between team members as well as help one another, and manage conflict effectively.

What would your team say???

In this session we'll learn how to move beyond the label in the team charter and create Conduct Objectives - a highly effective tool for a high performance team

 

 

 

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

Team creates the team charter and agree the most important items they need to use to achieve the team task objectives.  The team agree their top four items / values and then brings them to life through the development of conduct objectives to help monitor team performance and build personal commitment

  •  For example they may have written: Support each other or Ensure we use the time effectively.  The team then need to produce conduct objectives to ensure these valued ways of conducting themselves are captured so they can be monitored.
  •  Trainer led session on Conduct  Objectives
  •  Short session on conduct objectives using workbook page Creating clear conduct objectives. To ensure all participants understand the process.
  •  If appropriate the trainer to take one of the teams values for example: we support each other during time of pressure and develop with the team the positive and negative conduct behaviors.
  •  Activity Briefing - Produce the four conduct objectives
  •  The  trainer  to  brief  the  team  on  the  next  activity  which  involves  the creation  of  conduct objectives  so  the team  can monitor their conduct against the objectives. Trainer to facilitate the activity.
  •  The team draft Conduct Objectives to ensure the skills are used and monitored within the team

Learning Outcome

  • Learn how to move beyond a team charter to what really matters
  • Apply a range of communication techniques to support effective teamwork
  • Learn to use Conduct objectives

Target Audience

Agile Coach, Scrum Master, Team Member, Leader, People intersted in understandin mechanics of effective teams

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