Errors LO12306

Scott Simmerman (
Fri, 31 Jan 1997 14:08:26 -0500

Replying to LO12279 --

It is most interesting to see the range of postings about the issues of
teams as they relate to individual accountability (in the specific case of

My initial post suggested that we're sometimes giving too many tasks to
teams and asking them to micromanage. And (as I believe until quite
recently), US Labor Laws were in place to prevent teams from actually
"managing" or doing things of "management's responsibility" from a NLRB
(National Labor Relations Board) - union perspective.

Then, there are three or four posts (as well as a number of back channel
ones) that seemingly take ALL the different positions and share all the
different experiences on whether teams should do this.

So something as simple as "making teams accountable for individual errors"
has so many proven but different answers.

As Spock would say,


For the FUN of It!

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