Team member cohesion is an important factor in building a high-performing team, however achieving this cohesion is often easier said than done. Social Contracts are a tool I’ve used to build cohesion quickly and effectively within teams. If you have never heard of Social Contracts, don’t worry, you are not alone. Many people have not heard of them. In this post I’m going to share with you a complete guide to Social Contracts covering the how, what and why of building a Social Contract. After reading this post you should be well prepared to go and build Social Contracts with your own teams.
It probably won’t come as any surprise that I like Agile. I’ve been using it for many years now, and I’ve come to appreciate many of the nuances built into the approach that isn’t immediately obvious on first glance. I find it to be an especially powerful approach to new product development. But like many … Read more