Kamal Hans: Beware of the Scrum-mom, a Scrum Master anti-pattern

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When Scrum Masters want to help their teams, they put a lot of focus on working with the teams, but sometimes that may be the wrong thing to do. How do we know that? In this episode, we talk about when the Scrum Master does “too much” and creates a dependency from the team towards the Scrum Master, as well as what can happen when teams are no longer able to take ownership of their ways of working. 

About Kamal Hans

Kamal Hans believes people are capable of incredible things if they have the support they need. He is at his best when he gets to connect people with each other and their vision, create a structure of support, build a system to achieve their goals to accomplish bigger things than themselves. As an Agile Coach and disciplined facilitator, he has worked with global organizations like Ericsson, and Bose to name a few. 

You can link with Kamal Hans on LinkedIn and connect with Kamal Hans on Twitter

One thought on “Kamal Hans: Beware of the Scrum-mom, a Scrum Master anti-pattern”

  1. Hi, Vasco and Kamal –

    I’m a big fan of scrum-master-toolbox.org and the podcasts. This one was quite helpful, as I continually struggle to hold back from swooping in to offer an unhelpful amount of help. I’ve one teensy-weensy suggestion: change the phrase to “Scrum-Helicopter-Parent.” It sure doesn’t roll off the tongue but is at least free of slightly sexist connotations. 🙂
    Best regards!
    –Jeff

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