Team Models

Team leads, project managers, writers, and researchers have come up with many team models over the years, and this section catalogs a few of them. Some of the models affect only how the team operates on the inside and thus could be implemented by the technical lead or the team itself. Others affect how the team looks to management and would ordinarily require management approval.

CROSS-REFERENCE

For more on the roles that people play in effective teams, see Mix of Roles in Creating a High-Performance Team.

The models in this section don't make up an orthogonal set. You will find overlaps and contradictions among the models, and you could combine elements from several different models to make up your own model. This section is intended ...

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