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The Art of Leadership
Feb 18, 2022
Very much like “The Manager’s Path”, this is another book you should keep on your desk and access randomly as you need it. Most of the “small things” target upper management but I recommend this book to line managers and individual contributors too as this is a good reference for what you should expect from your manager.Read book notes.
Feb 3, 2022
The book consists of two, very different parts, plus a case study from the ING bank. Part one is a must read explanation of how DevOps practices can massively impact the business in a positive way and why. The second part is an explanation of the science that supports the claims presented in Part two.Read book notes.
Oct 30, 2021
I liked the fact that the book is short, goes straight to the point, contains mostly practical advices and methods to manage an engineering team (the target audience in my opinion is line managers). Similarly to “The Manager’s Path” by Camille Fournier, you can keep this book on your desk and use it whenever you need it, like a manual.Read book notes.
Turn the Ship Around!
Aug 17, 2021
I was skeptical at first because leadership and management style in the military are not really my cup of tea, but this is different: the author seems to have the same feelings, except he was a submarine commander in the US Navy.Read book notes.
Dec 1, 2019
I believe this is the mother of all the management books I’ve read so far: I can trace back most of the concepts that nowadays are common in engineering management to a paragraph, or a simple quote from this book.Read book notes.
Jul 11, 2013
The authors keep saying a sort of mantra during the book: HRT, an acronym that stands for Humility, Respect and Trust. Apply this mantra and you will soon become an excellent team player, whatever your job is.Read book notes.