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How a Stand-Up Meeting (Huddle) Can Serve Team Self-Organization

A look at the four key components of a good stand-up meeting to understand the source of its hidden servant powers.

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Organization team members often hold Stand-Up Meetings to share status reports of their work. Tristan Libersat in this article notes that Stand-Up Meetings improve a team's ability to self-organize towards achieving organizational goals. However, he adds that not all Stand-Up Meetings empower teams to self-organize. Get an in-depth explanation of Stand-Up Meetings in this text and the four key components that a successful Stand-Up Meeting must contain for teams to self-organize.


  • A successful Stand-Up Meeting has to be composed of four key components, i.e Synchronization, collaboration, coordination, and motivation.
  • The key goal of a Stand-up Meeting is to foster the Team's ability to self-organize.
  • There are three questions according to the Scrum Guide that team members should ask themselves during a Stand-Up Meeting. The questions tackle three Stand-Up Meeting components, Synchronization, Collaboration, and Coordination.