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Collaboration Explained: Facilitation Skills for Software Project Leaders by Jean Tabaka

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Chapter 19. Guerilla Collaboration

As a servant to your team, you may not always be the person leading a meeting: A group of developers may have gathered to make refactoring decisions, an architect may want to share a vision for how the team should proceed within a defined framework, or the customer may want to hold a meeting to voice concerns about the project, for example.

These other meeting organizers (developers, architects, customers) may only be holding the meeting to force the group into agreeing with a decision they have already made. Or, they may simply not have the skills to ensure that the meeting is productive, focused, and inclusive of all attendees. They also may not think to track decisions of the team or collect actions that ...

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