People Ware

Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams (second edition) by TomDeMarco and TimLister

ISBN 0932633439

One of the BooksOnLeadership. This is a book about AmeliorationPatterns, AntiPatterns in management, and more.


Places discussed: EmPowerment, HumanInteractions

The first edition came out in 1987. It makes copious mention of Alexander.

The second edition has eight new chapters and includes some discussion that I found very helpful of how adoption of WattsHumphrey's CMM-based 'process improvement' has in practice led to a low risk development process that delivers low value within many organizations. Quite unlike XP's aggressiveness/courage value or the development scoop described in SuccessStatement. -- RichardDrake


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