Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
Tom DeMarco, Timothy R. Lister
Two of the computer industry`s most popular authors and lecturers return with a new edition of the software management book that started a revolution.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, 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.
Discover dozens of ingenious tips on how to
-- put more quality into a product
-- loosen up formal methodologies
-- fight corporate entropy
-- make it acceptable to be uninterruptible
Peopleware shows you how to cultivate teams that are healthy and productive. The answers aren`t easy -- just incredibly successful.