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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Leadership is Like Sex: "Becoming a Technical Leader" by Gerald M. Weinberg Published 1986. “Over the years, the biggest lesson we have learned from our workshops is that becoming a leader is not ... Read full review
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A great book. I really like the MOI (Motivation, Organization, Innovation) model he uses to address leadership. There are plenty of good techniques in here and the questions and the end of each ... Read full review
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