Cover of: Peopleware | Tom DeMarco

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First Sentence

Most of us managers are prone to one particular failing: a tendency to manage people as though they were modular components.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix
Preface to the Second Edition xi
Preface to the First Edition xiiii
I Managing the Human Resource 1
1 Somewhere Today, a Project is Failing 3
2 Make a Cheeseburger, Sell a Cheeseburger 7
3 Vienna Waits for You 13
4 Quailty - If Time Permits 19
5 Parkinson's Law Revisited 24
II The Office Environment 35
7 The Furniture Police 37
8 "You Never Get Anything Done Around Here Between 9 and 5" 42
9 Saving Money on Space 51
Intermezzo Productivity Measureent and Unidentified Flying Objects 58
10 Brain Time Versus Body Time 62
11 The Telephone 69
12 Bring Back The Door 75
13 Taking Umbrella Steps 81
III The Right People 93
14 The Hornblower Factor 95
15 Hiring a Juggler 100
16 Happy to Be Here 105
17 The Self-Healing System 113
IV Growing Productive Teams 121
18 The Whole Is Greater Than the Sum of the Parts 123
19 The Black Team 129
20 Teamicide 132
21 A Spaghetti Dinner 140
22 Open Kimono 143
23 Chemistry fo Tea Formation 150
V It's Supposed to Be Fun to Work Here 157
24 Chaos and Order 159
25 Free Electrons 167
26 Holgar Dansk 171
VI Son of Peopleware 175
27 Teamicide Revisited 177
28 Copetition 181
29 Process Improvement Programs 186
30 Making Change Possible 194
31 Huan Capital 202
32 Organizational Learning 209
33 The Ultimate Management Sin Is... 215
34 The Making of Community 222
Notes 227
Bibliography 233
Index 239
About the Authors 248

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-238) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
658.3/14
Library of Congress
HD31 .D4222 1999

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiv, 245 p. :
Number of pages
245

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL31274M
Internet Archive
peoplewareproduc00dema_0
ISBN 10
0932633439
ISBN 13
9780932633439
LC Control Number
99011525
Library Thing
17188
Goodreads
67825
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