In the process of building our apps I received a private Slack message:
Why was the data dashboard built using React if our front-end stack is based on Ember? — a not very happy front-end engineer
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We needed a way to make decisions as a team that would allow us to:
You should write an RFC if you:
If you see a low participation rate, you team members may be dealing with the following challenges:
We’ve found RFCs increase visibility into who is making decisions in a system and has helped managers identify situations where trust issues are preventing ICs from making decisions.
As a team, we agreed that any comment or proposal tagged with [newbie] indicated that its author was coming from a vulnerable place. Whether motivated by lack of expertise, context or confidence, this tag allowed for us to make mistakes while knowing we were in an environment of psychological safety , that was supportive of learning for both senior and junior members.
Jason Warner: So in a super blunt and rather, uh, stark sort of way, I think anyone who is a micromanager actually does not know how to do their job fully.
If you don't know how to scale yourself, your decision-making processes, whatever. You tend to micromanage because you think the only way I can get this done is "If I go do this myself."
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