Holacracy Community of Practice Archive, 2015-2019 Community Holacracy Web Site

Simple answer: NOT. Defining a role only means that you make clear that work needs to be done. Not who is energizing it. This is up to LL and the relative priorities of the person filling the role. If there are insufficient resources or more important priorities then this might happen.

The good thing is that it now becomes clear that:

  • people do not prioritize the Accountabilities of this role (although everybody thinks it is important and therefore feel it as a tension);
  • You do not have enough resources to fill the roles