Becoming a Technical Leader: An Organic Problem-solving Approach
Becoming a Technical Leader is a personalized guide to developing the qualities that make a successful problem-solving leader. The book emphasizes that we all contain the ingredients for leadership, though some elements are better developed than others. "Anyone can improve as a leader simply by building the strength of our weakest elements, " author Gerald M. Weinberg writes. "Mr. Universe doesn't have more muscles than I do, just better developed ones."
On one level, the book is an extremely down-to-earth, how-to guide. On a second, it is a set of parables, full of analogies that stick in the mind -- the art of management taught through stories about pinball, tinkertoys, and electric blankets. On yet another level, this is a book about the philosophy and psychology of managing technical projects. On every level, the author brings these entertaining and enlightening elements together to teach you the essentials of leadership.
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Review: Becoming a Technical Leader: An Organic Problem-Solving ApproachUser Review - Andrew Strenn - Goodreads
It is a good book. It got me thinking about some stuff I can try. Read full review
Review: Becoming a Technical Leader: An Organic Problem-Solving ApproachUser Review - Chris - Goodreads
A book that provokes thought but doesn't answer questions. If you really want to experience this book I would suggest taking time after you've read it (or during!) to answer the questions and reflect on each of the chapters. Read full review
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