What Makes Effective Leadership in Agile Software Development Teams?

  title={What Makes Effective Leadership in Agile Software Development Teams?},
  author={Lucas Gren and Paul Ralph},
  journal={2022 IEEE/ACM 44th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)},
  • Lucas Gren, P. Ralph
  • Published 20 January 2022
  • Business
  • 2022 IEEE/ACM 44th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)
Effective leadership is one of the key drivers of business and project success, and one of the most active areas of management research. But how does leadership work in agile software development, which emphasizes self-management and self-organization and marginalizes traditional leadership roles? To find out, this study examines agile leadership from the perspective of thirteen professionals who identify as agile leaders, in different roles, at ten different software development companies of… 

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