Why we are here?
Last week I had a short discussion with some fellows, one of the interesting topic is about "Human Resources", and most of them had an issue with how to align Scrum with HR department:
Sound like, Scrum team and organization level need to be aligned? look at the table below for some example indicators you need to list out and take care a gap with current HR policy
Usually, Organization focuses more on Individual than Team Work. This lead to people more focuses on "My work" than "Our Work".
How and What you should do?
As Scrum Master helps the team understand Scrum and maximize value of Scrum, but If only care about Team level is not enough. He/ She needs to serve Organization level where have many indicators or stakeholders can be impediment.
- Scrum Guide
As Scrum Guide, Scrum Master serves the Organization level as well, so you should educate HR department and join with them to change a process from their approval and this is ongoing to inspect and adapt process. Below is something you need take in to account to align for Scrum is adopted with your Organization:
Besides, you need to educate the HR department by sharing or asking them to join part of your training with the team, support them if they can using Scrum for internal HR projects/works.
More understanding about Scrum values on your Organization is more success is showed-off.
Try to apply Scrum but do not serve Organization level will leak to many impediments, it's one of importance thing you need to care from beginning when you start to apply Scrum to the team.
In other post, I will go though more details about "How to build Career Path while you apply Scrum".