When Using a Self-Managed Team, a Manager Should….

How a Manager Manages a Self-Managed Team. There are many benefits a business enjoys by having a self-managed team. First of all, such teams can get things done without too much supervision. It is estimated that most leading corporations in the world have self-managed teams because they improve productivity and effectiveness. However, such teams must also get some leadership. Some people might wonder why a team that is “self-managed” would need a manager. It sounds like a contradiction. But the important thing to remember is that even though the team is self-managed, it is usually with regard to specific project objectives. That is why a team manager is needed to help the team achieve its broader objectives. This manager will be accountable for how the team performs since individual members only have a responsibility to fulfill very specific project objective. Otherwise, a self-managed team requires a special brand of leadership. So, what does it take to manage a self-managed team? Let’s have a look. How a Manager Manages a Self-Managed Team. Allow Members to Retain Some Autonomy Since a self-managed team has many of the issues a manager would address already catered for, their work is a little different. For instance, this manager cannot delve too much into what individual team members are doing. In a way, this manager has to trust the self-managed team…