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Forming Self-Selected Teams - How to Create Happy, Empowered, and Effective Teams



Amber King and Jesse Huth share from their experience at Opower where 40 engineers were allowed to self-select six teams that would work on new projects.


Amber King is a Senior Manager, leading the Agile Program Management team at Opower (recently acquired by Oracle). Jesse Huth is Senior Agile Program Manager at Oracle (via Opower).

About the conference

2½ days of authentic short stories and facilitated deep dives on business agility; focusing on organisational design, market disruption and product innovation, agile outside IT and next-gen leadership.

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May 14, 2017

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  • Similar talk on self-selection

    by Molood Noori,

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    This looks like it's related to the topic I spoke about at Agile People Sweden in 2016.
    Just thought I'd drop the link here for anyone who needs more inspiration :)

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