Gray Areas Exist!

A significant amount of overlap between individual and team accountability is normal.

As you might well imagine, there’s a lot of gray areas around individual accountability and team accountability. It’s clear that in the Venn diagram of the two, there’s a significant amount of overlap in the middle. Sadly, this is where you, as the engineering manager, are going to need to rely on your experience, your skills of perception, your inherent “feel” for the team, and (maybe) your peers and colleagues to tease out when to focus on the team and when to focus on the individual.

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