Agile Development Conference & Better Software Conference West 2010: Seven Deadly Habits of Ineffective Software Managers

[presentation]
by
Ken Whitaker, Leading Software Maniacs
Summary: 

Looking for an insightful-and humorous-review of the management disasters you may have witnessed during your professional software career? Ken Whitaker has collected seven of the most common disasters that he’s encountered in his lifetime of “in the trenches” software leadership roles. One of the habits everyone should appreciate is “Hiring Someone Who is Not Quite Qualified (but Who is Liked by Everyone).” Presented as a series of case studies, Ken explores these all-too-real situations that can be difficult to prevent and handle. Whether you are just starting out in a management role, an experienced software manager, a skilled project manager, or considering going into management, you'll take away valuable tips and techniques for avoiding these seven deadly management habits or handling them with fortitude. Every participant will receive an original “7 Deadly Habits” comic book and a chance to win a free Managing Software Maniacs book!

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