Do Leaders Need Authority To Lead?

One of the managers I was helping told me: “I am the Product Owner, and according to the Scrum Guide, the entire organization must respect my decisions.”

I was speechless when I heard that.

I talk to many Product Managers and Product Owners who repeat that they want “more authority to make decisions.” Others say that “no” is the most critical word in their dictionary.

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Paweł Huryn

Paweł Huryn

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