Anna Zalucka explains how blaming turns into a team anti-pattern

Blaming is a very common pattern in teams. Either from the outside (stakholders) or from the inside (towards other teams and stakeholders). Blaming can take many forms and can also become a team anti-pattern, one that removes responsibility and ultimately destroys the teams’ ability to improve.
In this episode we mention a tool that can be used to analyze and remove blame from the team’s behavior: 5 Whys.

About Anna Zalucka

Ana has a solid technical background since she started her IT career as a C++ developer. She chose the architect and project manager path at first, but quickly noticed that classic management is not very effective as she encountered the same issues over and over again. In 2012 she experienced a paradigm shift: Agile software development. Ana has been developing Scrum Master skills ever since. Working as dedicated Scrum Master in two teams in a Latvian company named Eptron.
You can link with Anna Zalucka on LinkedIn. You can also find her on the Facebook Scrum Master Community.

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