Learning Teams are aware of challenges & failures. This is part of the work in innovative & complex team environments. I’ve seen a variety of ways that people on teams view others, their own & the team’s failure.
The intention the other person perceives caused the failure creates a team that finds the effort Blameworthy to Praiseworthy
Perceptions of Failure Within a Team
Blameworthy to praiseworthy.
- Lack of Ability
- Process Inadequacy
- Task Challenge
- Process Complexity
- Hypothesis Testing
- Exploratory Testing
What do you think?
Looking at the Perception of Failure on Teams Continuum above can you think of examples of each phase? What about your perception of the others intent changes whether you praise or blame?