Norms for a leadership team

Gaurav Gargate
4 min readMar 30, 2022

As organizations expand, engineering teams starts to grow apart. Silos start to show up. The management team (especially) starts drifting apart.
This quickly results in broken communication, lack of alignment, sub-optimal prioritization, turf wars and everything you imagine when you hear organizational politics.

Management team in this context is the group of managers and leaders within an organization.

Managers do not cause this drift (in most cases), but managers can absolutely work together to control this drift and ensure…

Gaurav Gargate

Engineering leader dedicated to continuous self-improvement. Specializes in distributed systems, cloud computing.