Self-Organized

[self awr-guh-nahyzd]

Definition of Self-Organized

A self-organized team is one that chooses how best to accomplish its work, rather than being directed (micro-managed) by others outside the team.

Examples

The ScrumMaster’s responsibilities are to be a facilitator, moderator, and coach, with particular emphasis on helping the Team mature in its self-organization.

The Team is self-organizing and constantly trying to improve itself. The Team is value-driven; its conduct is largely based on values, not practices.

Self-Organization is something you observe on a team, not something you make the team do.

The ScrumMaster’s responsibilities are to be a facilitator, moderator, and coach, with particular emphasis on helping the Team mature in its self-organization.

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"Self-Organized" ScrumDictionary.com. Accessed Sep 26, 2022. https://scrumdictionary.com/term/self-organized/.