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A Theory of Scrum Team Effectiveness

  title={A Theory of Scrum Team Effectiveness},
  author={Christiaan Verwijs and Daniel Russo},
Scrum teams are at the heart of the Scrum framework. Nevertheless, an integrated and systemic theory that can explain what makes some Scrum teams more effective than others is still missing. To address this gap, we performed a seven-year-long mixed-method investigation composed of two main phases. First, we induced a theoretical model from thirteen exploratory field studies. Our model proposes that the effectiveness of Scrum teams depends on five high-level factors - responsiveness, stakeholder… 


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