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Who is the responsible for removing the Developer from the Scrum Team?

This is a source of disconnect between Scrum and many real-world instances. The Scrum answer would be that the Scrum Team is responsible. The Scrum Guide says that Scrum Teams are self-managing, which ...
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A Scrum Master is working with a Development Team that has members in different physical locations

Let Servant-Leadership Be Your Guide The only possible answer of the four is: Allow the Development Team to self-manage and determine for itself what to-do. The other options are all directive ...
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How is the management external to the Scrum Team involved in the Daily Scrum?

You are correct. The Daily Scrum is a meeting for the development team to coordinate the work they will be doing in that day (or more accurately, in the time till the next Daily Scrum). People ...
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In scrum 2020: The Product Owner can delegate some responsibilities to the Scrum Master?

This isn't a new addition to the Scrum Guide. The 2017 Scrum Guide says this: The Product Owner is the sole person responsible for managing the Product Backlog. Product Backlog management includes: ...
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In scrum 2020: The Product Owner can delegate some responsibilities to the Scrum Master?

"Can" and "should" are different things. I'm curious why you immediately jumped to "others" meaning "the Scrum Master". More commonly, the Product Owner ...
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Who does the Product Backlog refinement activity?

Both are correct. The primary people involved are the Product Owner and the Developers. The Product Owner can use the refinement to ensure that the Product Backlog Items are created and clearly ...
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If a team isn’t broken but isn’t a scrum team what should a SM do?

There are a couple of points to consider here: First, does the team want help following the Scrum framework. Granted, it can be confusing if they are calling you a Scrum Master and they don't want to ...
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How is the management external to the Scrum Team involved in the Daily Scrum?

Answer to your question is: The development team self-manages and is the - only management required at the Daily scrum The Daily Scrum is an internal meeting for the Development Team. If others ...
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If a team isn’t broken but isn’t a scrum team what should a SM do?

I'm still a bit junior on Scrum but I would like to point out something that I didn't find in the other replies. As much as the PO has the role to lead the product in terms on "what" is it ...
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If a team isn’t broken but isn’t a scrum team what should a SM do?

This is a really good question. The first thing I would say is that all teams, even the highest performing ones, have room for improvement. The Scrum Master has the advantage of being able to focus on ...
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A Scrum Master is working with a Development Team that has members in different physical locations

Here is possibility of both answers: inform management and ask them to solve it. Scrum Master Service to the Development Team according to Scrum Guide: The Scrum Master serves the Development Team ...
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Product Backlog refinement: owner & activity

Estimating the size of Product Backlog items can be considered as a Product Backlog refinement activity? If your team estimates, then yes, estimation or sizing Product Backlog Items would be a ...
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Who is the responsible for removing the Developer from the Scrum Team?

"Removing an employee" is strictly a managerial / human-resources matter. The team should not realistically expect to be able to "vote someone off the island." Merely because they ...
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Who does the Product Backlog refinement activity?

"Upstairs, Downstairs™" ... The Product Owner's intended perspective is "outward facing," while the team's own (the Scrum Master's ...) perspective is simultaneously "inward ...
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Who does the Product Backlog refinement activity?

Product Backlog Refinement is essentially owned by the Product Owner but can involve the Developers for insights and their theoretical approach to implementation. Note that you don't simulate a small ...
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Product Backlog refinement: owner & activity

The refinement is an activity performed together by everyone in the team. The Product Owner is, well, the owner of the product, but they can't really build the product by themselves without the team. ...
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How is the management external to the Scrum Team involved in the Daily Scrum?

I'm preparing PSM1, and on my way I found the same question (How is management external to the Scrum Team involved in the Daily Scrum?) in a training exam where i had to select the correct ones (as ...
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