Re: Criteria for a successful DPL board
On Mon, 12 Feb 2007, Romain Francoise wrote:
> Raphael Hertzog <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Feel free to comment, ask questions and give suggestions on how to
> > enhance it.
> Could you provide a bit more context about which problems this would
> solve, and why you think it's necessary?
It tries to give:
- more momentum to the leadership: clearly a single leader is swamped with
administrivia and even the addition of a 2IC didn't let Anthony finish
his first proposal (about giving single-package upload rights to some
people which don't want to become full DD but want to maintain just one
or two packages)
- better decision taking: when you have a big discussion, it's difficult to take a
decison alone, you take the sole responsibility of it... whereas when
you're 10 which are deciding, it's easier to assume the outcome.
- better respect of the leadership: if you don't like the leader, it's
easy to dismiss any of its decision, but if you have 6 people in the
board that you respect and 4 that you don't trust too much, you're more
likely to accept the outcome of a given decision.
It's also a form of leadership that fits better our own internal workings.
If a board member goes MIA, we still have 9 others who are there.
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