Managing Humans by Michael Lopp
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Managing Humans
By Michael Lopp

Managing Humans

Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager

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Managing Humans by Michael Lopp

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Managing Humans is a selection of the best essays from Michael Lopp's popular website Rands in Repose( Lopp is one of the most sought-after IT managers in Silicon Valley, and draws on his experiences at Apple, Netscape, Symantec, and Borland. This book reveals a variety of different approaches for creating innovative, happy development teams. It covers handling conflict, managing wildly differing personality types, infusing innovation into insane product schedules, and figuring out how to build lasting and useful engineering culture. The essays are biting, hilarious, and always informative.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781590598443
ISBN-10: 159059844X
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 178mm x 15mm)
Pages: 209
Imprint: APress
Publisher: APress
Publish Date: 11-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael Lopp

Michael Lopp is a veteran engineering manager who has never managed to escape the Silicon Valley. In over 20 years of software development, Michael has worked at a variety of innovative companies, including Apple, Netscape, Symantec, Borland International, and a startup that slowly faded into nothingness. In addition to his day job, Michael writes a popular technology and management weblog under the nom de plume "Rands," where he discusses his management ideas, worries about staying relevant, and wishes he had time to see more of the world. His weblog can be found at Michael lives in northern California, never far from the ocean.

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