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Debugging teams

Debugging teams

Author: Brian W Fitzpatrick; Ben Collins-Sussman
Publisher: Beijing : O'Reilly, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

The authors share their insights on how to lead a team effectively, navigate an organization, and build a healthy relationship with the users of your software. This is valuable information from two  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)913137504
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian W Fitzpatrick; Ben Collins-Sussman
ISBN: 9781491932513 1491932511 9781491932506 1491932503
OCLC Number: 925332622
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Copyright; Table of Contents; Mission Statement; Acknowledgments; From Fitz; From Ben; About the Authors; Foreword to the Second Edition; Introduction; Who Is This Book For?; Warning: This Is Not a Technical Manual; The Contents of This Book Are Not Taught in School; The Pitch; Chapter 1. The Myth of the Genius Programmer; Help Me Hide My Code; The Genius Myth; Hiding Is Considered Harmful; It's All About the Team; The Three Pillars; HRT in Practice; Lose the Ego; Learn to Both Deal Out and Handle Criticism; Fail Fast and Iterate; Leave Time for Learning; Learn Patience; Be Open to Influence. Next StepsChapter 2. Building an Awesome Team Culture; What Is Culture?; Why Should You Care?; Culture and People; Communication Patterns of Successful Cultures; High-Level Synchronization; The Mission Statement-No, Really; Efficient Meetings; Working in a "Geographically Challenged" Team; Design Docs; Day-to-Day Discussions; Mailing Lists; Online Chat; Using an Issue Tracker; Communication as Part of Engineering; Code Comments; Putting Your Name on Your Work; Require Code Reviews for Every Commit; Have Real Test and Release Processes; It Really Is About Your Product, After All. Chapter 3. Every Boat Needs a CaptainNature Abhors a Vacuum; Manager Is a Four-Letter Word; "Leader" Is the New "Manager"; The Only Thing to Fear Is ... Well, Everything; The Servant Leader; Antipatterns; Antipattern: Hire Pushovers; Antipattern: Ignore Low Performers; Antipattern: Ignore Human Issues; Antipattern: Be Everyone's Friend; Antipattern: Compromise the Hiring Bar; Antipattern: Treat Your Team Like Children; Leadership Patterns; Lose the Ego; Be a Zen Master; Be a Catalyst; Failure Is an Option; Be a Teacher and a Mentor; Set Clear Goals; Be Honest; Track Happiness. Other Tips and TricksPeople Are Like Plants; Intrinsic Versus Extrinsic Motivation; Final Thoughts; Chapter 4. Dealing with Poisonous People; Defining "Poisonous"; Fortifying Your Team; Identifying the Threat; Lack of Respect for Other People's Time; Ego; Entitlement; Immature or Confusing Communication; Paranoia; Perfectionism; Repelling the Poison; Redirect the Energy of Perfectionists; Don't Feed the Energy Creature; Don't Get Overly Emotional; Look for Facts in the Bile; Repel Trolls with Niceness; Know When to Give Up; Focus on the Long Term; A Final Thought. Chapter 5. The Art of Organizational ManipulationThe Good, the Bad, and the Strategies; How Things Ought to Be; The Ideal Employee Experience; How Things Usually Are; The Bad Manager; The Office Politician; The Bad Organization; Manipulating Your Organization; "It's Easier to Ask for Forgiveness Than Permission"Widely attributed to Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, coinventor of COBOL and an incredibly witty computer scientist.; If You Can't Take the Path, Make the Path; Learn to Manage Upward; Luck and the Favor Economy; Your Political Bank Account; Get Promoted to a Position of Safety.
Responsibility: Brian W. Fitzpatrick and Ben Collins-Sussman.


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