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Assigning a task to multiple team members

Atul Jain (26234) | asked Dec 04 '12, 5:02 a.m.
How do i assign a task to more than one team member?

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Dr. Hans-Joachim Pross (1.1k4258) | answered Dec 04 '12, 6:19 a.m.
In the standard workflows you can't assign a task to multiple owners.

You might create a (fixed) subteams and select a subteam with the filed against attribute.

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Dinesh Kumar B (4.1k413) | answered Dec 04 '12, 7:45 a.m.
i agree with @hajo62, standard workflows do not encourage multiple owners...
infact there is a saying like "multiple ownership means no ownership"... that was for the lighter side...

having said that, to be able to have more owners, I would suggest splitting the task and making them sub tasks of a main task.
then one person responsible for a certain action becomes owner of that specific task under the main umbrella task. 
the main umbrella task itself can be owned by a single lead/responsible, who is in-charge of the overall delivery

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