Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager

Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager Author Michael Lopp
ISBN-10 1484221575
ISBN-13 9781484221570
Year 2016-07-26
Pages 331
Language English
Publisher Apress
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Readhilarious stories with serious lessons that Michael Lopp extracts from his varied and sometimes bizarre experiences as a manager at Apple Pinterest Palantir Netscape Symantec Slack and Borland Many of the stories first appeared in primitive form in Lopps perennially popular blog Rands in Repose The Third Edition of Managing Humans contains a whole new season of episodes from the ongoing saga of Lopp s adventures in Silicon Valley together with classic episodes remastered for high fidelity and freshness Whether you re an aspiring manager a current manager or just wondering what the heck a manager does all day there is a story in this book that will speak to youand help you survive and prosper amid the general craziness of dysfunctional bright people caught up in the chase of riches and power Scattered in repose among these manic misfits are managers an even stranger breed of people who through a mystical organizational ritual have been given power over the futures and the bank accounts of many others Lopp s straight from the hip style is unlike that of any other writer on management and leadership He pulls no punches and tells stories he probably shouldn t But they are magically instructive and yield Lopps trenchant insights on leadership that cut to the heart of the matterwhether it s dealing with your boss handling a slacker hiring top guns or seeing a knotty project through to completion Writing code is easy Managing humans is not You need a book to help you do it and this is it What You ll LearnLead engineersHandle conflictHire wellMotivate employeesManage your bossDiscover how to say noUnderstand different engineering personalitiesBuild effective teamsRun a meeting wellScale teams

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