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Question:

You have recently transitioned leadership of a project to another project manager and have been mentoring him as he gets up to speed on the project. During a mentoring session, he shares that a senior engineer critical to the project has been disruptive during discussions and has blatantly been violating team ground rules. How should you advise your co-workers?

A Address the ground rule violation directly with the engineer as a first step.
Explaination

It is important to create an environment that fosters adherence to team ground rules. In this scenario, your colleague must manage and rectify the ground rule violations. As a first step, your colleague should address the issue with the engineer directly to understand why he or she is behaving in such a manner. If the issue does not resolve, then escalation may be a necessary next step.