Organization leaders and development team members can find the notion of self-selection reteaming troubling. Why is that? What is holding us back from giving software engineering folks a greater influence over the work they do and the people they work with?
We've found that people appreciate having a strong influence on their destination during team reorganizations and that self-selection reteaming places people into teams they are happy to be part of. But there are difficulties to be aware of and, as with everything, there's always room for improvement.