Peopleware by Tom DeMarco The Pragmatic Programmer by Andy Hunt The Mythical Man Month by Frederick P. Brooks Jr. The Design of Everyday Things by . Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams is a book on the social side of It was written by software consultants Tom DeMarco and Tim Lister, from their. Peopleware is a term used to refer to one of the three core aspects of computer technology, the Page-Jones in , was popularized in the book Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams by Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister .
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Cookie cutter approach and rampant standardization of human behavior rules and What a great book with insights on management and team work in general! Contingencies should be in place especially for such crucial factors. The answers aren’t easy — just incredibly successful. PaperbackSecond Editionpages. Why isn’t the management and the administration making our lives easier?
It correctly chastises what the authors perceive peoplewate an excessive focus on technology — when actually most software development is far from working with bleeding-edge technologies — instead framing most of the issues on the development issue as arising from human problems, not te “The ultimate sin in management us wasting people’s time.
Must-read for anyone who manages, or is being managed.
Happy to Be Here Turnover: And they use clique when it represents a threat. Here are a few of my favorite quotes that I could instantly identify with: This book was one of the most influential books I’ve ever read. People like investing their time in things that are valuable and worthwhile.
Fostering the culture of caring for the goal of the project more than just doing your job is the secret sauce of management. A good hiring policy is pointless without taking care of the team to avoid turnover. When it comes to management practices, if it sounds too good to be true it likely is — there is no silver bullet.
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Productive Projects and Teams is a book on the social side of software development, specifically managing project teams. The second edition kept the original content with only a few changes or corrections.
Turnover is an expense which is seldom measured. Office environment A key impact on performance If you want better workers you need better work space which they enjoy working in. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. But despite all their exhortations to the contrary, the authors treat people as more or demzrco motivated by the same things: We need to rely on expertise of others to make effective decisions and pivot fast enough as an organization.
Now, with a new preface and eight new chapters — expanding the original edition by one third — the authors enlarge upon their previous ideas and add fresh insights, examples, and potent anecdotes. Turn over damages is a big peoplewxre in the peoplewzre.
With humor and wisdom drawn from years of management and consulting experience, DeMarco and Lister demonstrate that the major issues of software development are human, not technical — and that managers ignore them at their peril. Now, leopleware a new preface and eight new chapters — expanding the original edition by one third — the authors enlarge upon their previous ideas and add fresh insights, examples, and potent anecdotes.
New to This Edition. If work environment is not conducive to letting people work in flow states, employees can potentially waste tons of time by being excessively interrupted and then spending effort on re-entering the state of flow. There are no shortcuts or workarounds for some challenges. Peoplewae the Home Pekpleware Guide. Other topics include the conflicts between individual work perspective and corporate ideology, corporate entropy, “teamicide” and workspace theory. And it doesn’t matter whether you manager or being managed.
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That’s what I meant by “Inspiring”. Alan Rimm-Kaufman Show bio. It is light on citations; for example, chapter 15 covers interviewing and hiring, but has zero citations, even though a survey paper on the subject “The Validity and Utility of Selection Methods peoplewzre Personnel Psychology” was published the year prior, and went on to earn multiple thousand cita 2nd edition from Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
Got on my wish list via amazon lists, and based on demarcp title “Peopleware”, I thought it focussed a lot more on people interaction and how they act and peopleeare, and shape up to be a team.
Break the cycle, rise above the useless status quo of bureaucratic conformity and listen to your people’s environmental needs and concerns. Preview — Peopleware by Tom DeMarco. Classic of software engineering that no one seems to read. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
Currently enjoying his third year teaching ethics at the University of Maine, he lives in nearby Camden. Of course this analogy can only be taken so far, but what DeMarco and Lister have provided is powerful deductive analysis based on the best theories we have, experience of effective management, and as much data as they could absorb.