The deadline: a novel about project management

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Dorset House Pub., 1997 - 310 Seiten
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From prolific and influential consultant and author Tom DeMarco comes a project management novel that vividly illustrates the principles--and the outright absurdities--that affect the productivity of a software development team. With his trademark wit set free in the novel format, DeMarco centers the plot around the development of six software products. Mr. Tompkins, a manager downsized from a giant telecommunications company, divides the huge staff of developers at his disposal into eighteen teams--three for each of the software products. The teams are different sizes and use different methods, and they compete against each other and against an impossible deadline. With these teams--and with the help of numerous "fictionalized" consultants who come to his aid--Tompkins tests the project management principles he has gathered over a lifetime. Each chapter closes with journal entries that form the core of the eye-opening approaches to management illustrated in this entertaining novel.

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Review: The Deadline: A Novel about Project Management

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This is a really compelling read full of useful information, whether you manage people or you are managed yourself. It doesn't go into great detail to explain some of the insights, so it is most ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: The Deadline: A Novel about Project Management

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This is a really compelling read full of useful information, whether you manage people or you are managed yourself. It doesn't go into great detail to explain some of the insights, so it is most ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Opportunity Knocking
1
Standing Up to Kalbfuss
11
3 SilikonValejit
23
Urheberrecht

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