Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams

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Dorset House Publishing Company, Jan 1, 1987 - Business & Economics - 188 pages
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The authors have, between them, 30 years experience of managing projects and of acting as project management consultants. In this book they offer their perspectives on managing people and maximizing productivity.

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User Review  - brikis98 - LibraryThing

A good read on how to build strong teams and how to be a good manager. Lots of interesting topics, including the role of product quality, methodologies, schedules, productivity, trust, freedom, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - arocks - LibraryThing

A timeless classic on managing an IT organisation and even IT projects filled with several short chapters and war stories. The amount of wisdom and insight presented here is tremendous and trendsetting. Read full review

Contents

Make a Cheeseburger Sell a Cheeseburger
7
Vienna Waits for You
13
QualityIf Time Permits
19
Laetrile
30
Saving Money on Space
51
Productivity Measurement
58
The Telephone
69
Bring Back the Door
75
The SelfHealing System
113
GROWING PRODUCTIVE TEAMS
121
The Black Team
129
A Spaghetti Dinner
140
Chemistry for Team Formation
150
ITS SUPPOSED TO BE
157
Free Electrons
167
75
175

Taking Umbrella Steps
81
THE RIGHT PEOPLE
93
Hiring a Juggler
100
85
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About the author (1987)

DeMarco draws on his experience both as participant and manager of large systems development projects.

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