Increase transparency through congruence

Congruence is a concept derived by Virgina Satir, a well-known family therapist that describes a human experience of alignment between internal and external. When both are out of sync, incongruent coping styles like blaming and placating can surface. To a project, it can reduce the transparency of what's going on thereby increases the risk. In this talk, we'll look at what influence incongruence, go deep into one of the most common coping style and explore how we can be more congruent.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • What is congruence and background
  • Coping styles of incongruence
  • Impact of incongruence in software development
  • Ways become more congruent

Learning Outcome

  • Increase awareness of human behavior and self
  • Understand different coping styles
  • Understand the impact of incongruence in software development

Target Audience


schedule Submitted 3 years ago

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