Influencing Behaviour. Secondary Factor.
Team members need clear roles, plans and goals. An understanding of job expectations, the process for fulfilling these expectations, and the consequences of one’s performance are important for agile team effectiveness.
Scrum is often the first framework people choose when starting on an agile journey. Scrum has a minimal set of rules that help managers to achieve organisational outcomes, such as:
A manager’s responsibility in the agile is to empower the Scrum Master to create effective agile teams by people working within the rules of Scrum.
Studies have shown that committing to a goal can help improve employee performance. But more specifically, research reveals that setting challenging and specific goals can further enhance employee engagement in attaining those goals. Google often uses “Objectives and Key Results” (OKRs) to try to set ambitious goals and track progress.
OKRs at a glance:
In practice, using OKRs is different from other goal-setting techniques because of the aim to set very ambitious goals. When used this way, OKRs can enable teams to focus on the big bets and accomplish more than the team thought was possible, even if they don’t fully attain the stated goal. OKRs can help teams and individuals get outside of their comfort zones, prioritize work, and learn from both success and failure.
Source: Scrum Guide (2020)