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OK so I've been in a situation like this. There is no solution. Your team is dysfunctional and it's become a dogfight. All you can do is keep your head down and do as you're told. If you start trying to go over people's heads, it'll just end badly because it will tend to unite the rest against you. So play the game - if two people's instructions contradict ...


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Who is the team leader on this project? (Note: the team leader does not need to be the person with the most seniority) For personnel issues (e.g. coming into work late, taking days off, working from home, etc), you report to your manager. Your manager is responsible for personnel issues like these. For project issues (e.g. timeline too short, scope too ...


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I've seen this similar dynamic occur in government contract projects where you are working on projects which cross lines of business(LOB) and sometimes the senior stakeholder and manager are on another project or department. Quite often how a team should be vs how a team is in reality are often divergent. How a team should be is more of a goal to aim for. ...


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