Managing Humans - Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager

Michael Lopp

Key Facts and Insights

1. Managing humans is an art: Lopp asserts that being a software engineering manager is more about understanding people than understanding code. 2. The importance of one-on-one meetings: Regular meetings with team members are invaluable for establishing trust, understanding challenges and ensuring goals are being met. 3. The value of 'nerd' humor: Lopp's book is filled with humor that software engineers will appreciate, making the book a fun read. 4. Rands Test: This is a concept introduced by Lopp to evaluate the effectiveness of managers. 5. The Free Electron developer: Lopp talks about the importance of...

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