New initiatives need buy-in from numerous stakeholders. As a project gets larger, so does the number of people that need to be involved.
Simply put, you can’t create large-scale change by yourself. You need critical mass which requires involving others.
Provide team members with the autonomy to solve problems and the mechanism to share feedback along the way.
Clearly stating everyone’s roles, tasks, and responsibilities was essential to coordinating 300+ team members on the SmartLabel initiative.
It’s rare to work on a project that is the entire team’s full-time job. Everyone’s focus and attention is divided across multiple projects. Make it easy for everyone involved by dividing roles and responsibilities early on and being transparent about progress and next steps.