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Managing Humans

Author : Michael Lopp
ISBN : 9781484221587
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 49. 19 MB
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Read hilarious stories with serious lessons that Michael Lopp extracts from his varied and sometimes bizarre experiences as a manager at Apple, Pinterest, Palantir, Netscape, Symantec, Slack, and Borland. Many of the stories first appeared in primitive form in Lopp’s perennially popular blog, Rands in Repose. The Third Edition of Managing Humans contains a whole new season of episodes from the ongoing saga of Lopp's adventures in Silicon Valley, together with classic episodes remastered for high fidelity and freshness. Whether you're an aspiring manager, a current manager, or just wondering what the heck a manager does all day, there is a story in this book that will speak to you—and help you survive and prosper amid the general craziness of dysfunctional bright people caught up in the chase of riches and power. Scattered in repose among these manic misfits are managers, an even stranger breed of people who, through a mystical organizational ritual, have been given power over the futures and the bank accounts of many others. Lopp's straight-from-the-hip style is unlike that of any other writer on management and leadership. He pulls no punches and tells stories he probably shouldn't. But they are magically instructive and yield Lopp’s trenchant insights on leadership that cut to the heart of the matter—whether it's dealing with your boss, handling a slacker, hiring top guns, or seeing a knotty project through to completion. Writing code is easy. Managing humans is not. You need a book to help you do it, and this is it. What You'll Learn Lead engineers Handle conflict Hire well Motivate employees Manage your boss Discover how to say no Understand different engineering personalities Build effective teams Handle stressed people freaking out/liliRun a meeting well/liliScale teams/li/uldivbWho This Book Is For/b/divdivbr/divManagers and would-be managers staring at the role of a manager wondering why they would ever leave the safe world of bits and bytes for the messy world of managing humans. The book covers handling conflict, managing wildly differing personality types, infusing innovation into insane product schedules, and figuring out how to build a lasting and useful engineering culture.

Managing Humans

Author : Michael Lopp
ISBN : 9781430243151
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 40. 32 MB
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The humor and insights in the 2nd Edition of Managing Humans are drawn from Michael Lopp's management experiences at Apple, Netscape, Symantec, and Borland, among others. This book is full of stories based on companies in the Silicon Valley where people have been known to yell at each other and occasionally throw chairs. It is a place full of dysfunctional bright people who are in an incredible hurry to find the next big thing so they can strike it rich and then do it all over again. Among these people are managers, a strange breed of people who, through a mystical organizational ritual, have been given power over the future and bank accounts of many others. Whether you're an aspiring manager, a current manager, or just wondering what the heck a manager does all day, there is a story in this book that will speak to you—and help you survive and prosper amongst the general craziness. Lopp's straight-from-the-hip style is unlike any other writer on management. He pulls no punches and tells stories he probably shouldn't. But they are massively instructive and cut to the heart of the matter whether it's dealing with your boss, handling a slacker, hiring top guns, or seeing a knotty project through to completion. This second editions expands on the management essentials. It will explain why we hate meetings, but must have them, it carefully documents the right way to have a 1-on-1, and it documents the perils of not listening to your team. Writing code is easy. Managing humans is not. You need a book to help you do it, and this is it.

Managing Humans

Author : Michael Lopp
ISBN : 1430202718
Genre : Computers
File Size : 47. 25 MB
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Managing Humans is a selection of the best essays from Michael Lopp's popular website Rands in Repose(www.randsinrepose.com). Lopp is one of the most sought-after IT managers in Silicon Valley, and draws on his experiences at Apple, Netscape, Symantec, and Borland. This book reveals a variety of different approaches for creating innovative, happy development teams. It covers handling conflict, managing wildly differing personality types, infusing innovation into insane product schedules, and figuring out how to build lasting and useful engineering culture. The essays are biting, hilarious, and always informative.

Managing Human Assets

Author : Michael Beer
ISBN : 9780029023907
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 81. 84 MB
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Outlines a model of human resource management, discusses employee participation, reward systems, and competency, and shows how to make personnel policies an integral part of a business's overall strategy.

Managing Human Resources

Author : Scott Snell
ISBN : 9781111532826
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 66. 87 MB
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Snell/Bohlander’s popular MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES, 16TH EDITION builds upon a foundation of research and theory with an inviting, practical framework that focuses on today’s most critical HR issues and current practices. The book’s engaging writing style and strong visual design use more than 500 memorable examples from a variety of real organizations to illustrate key points and connect concepts to current HR practice. Fresh cases throughout this edition spotlight the latest developments and critical trends, while hands-on applications focus on practical tips and suggestions for success. This market-leading text demonstrates how HR impacts both individuals and organizations. The book’s integrated learning system and comprehensive package, including a new Teaching Assistance Manual, provide you more resources for effectively teaching your class. Look to the leader, Snell/Bohlander’s MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES, 16TH EDITION to enable your students to develop the competencies that will help tomorrow’s organizations create a sustainable competitive advantage through people. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Human Sigma

Author : John H. Fleming
ISBN : 9781595620163
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 57. 3 MB
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The groundbreaking methodology Six Sigma changed the face of manufacturing quality. Now, HumanSigma is poised to do the same for sales and service. In the face of widespread perceptions of abysmal customer service and disengaged employees -- and all-too-real declining profit margins -- the need for change is obvious.Human Sigma addresses this need with an exciting new method for managing customer-employee relations that increases both productivity and profitability. It incorporates cutting-edge research in the neurosciences and behavioral economics -- including brain imaging research into customer’s emotional connections to the companies they love -- with proven techniques for improving workforce performance and revenues generated from existing customers. This practical handbook appeals to senior leaders and line managers alike who are looking for a way to dramatically increase productivity, retain high value customers, and enhance organizational performance.

Managing Human Resources

Author : Luis Gomez-Mejia
ISBN : 1292020423
Genre : Personnel management
File Size : 79. 11 MB
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For undergraduate or graduate level human resource management courses. A non-functional approach that shows the relevance of HR topics to all employees. Managing Human Resources prepares all future managers with a business understanding of human resource management skills. The non-functional HR approach used in this text also makes human resources relevant to anyone who has to deal with HR issues, even those who do not hold the title of manager. All materials have been thoroughly updated in this edition including more than 800 new references.

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