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Author Laplante, Phillip A.

Title AntiPatterns : identification, refactoring, and management / Phillip A. Laplante, Colin J. Neill
Published Boca Raton : Auerbach Publications, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 304 pages) : illustrations
Contents ; Name: Worshiping the Golden Calf; ; General Advice in Dealing with Antipatterns; Be Kind; Do Not Blame Other People; Learn to Deliver Bad News; Do Not Worry for Other People; Do Not Shoot the Messenger; Let People Learn from Their Mistakes; Just Get It Done; Remember the Law of Unintended Consequences; Listen; Negotiate; Never Give Up; Never Attribute to Malice What Stupidity Can Explain; Remember that Luck Can Play a Role; Remember that No Good Deed Goes Unpunished; Remember that People Despise in Others What They Hate; in Themselves; Use Golden Rule Management; Never Mess with Space, Title, or Salary; Be a Mentor; Always Set and Meet Expectations; Remember that You Take the Same Person with You; Wherever You Go
Metric Abuse; Name: Mr
Nice Guy; Name: Mushroom Management; Name: Plate Spinning; Name: Proletariat Hero; Name: Rising Upstart; Name: Road to Nowhere; Name: Spineless Executive; Name: Three Headed Knight; Name: Ultimate Weapon; Name: Warm Bodies; ; Environmental Antipatterns; Name: Ant Colony; Name: Atlas Shrug; Name: Autonomous Collective; Name: Boiling Frog Syndrome; Name: Burning Bag of Dung; Name: Buzzword Mania; Name: Deflated Balloon; Name: Divergent Goals; Name: Dogmatic about Dysfunction; Name: Dunkirk Spirit; Name: The Emperor's New Clothes; Name: Fairness Doctrine; Name: Fools Rush In; Name: Founderitis; Name: French Waiter Syndrome; Name: Geek Hazing; Name: Institutional Mistrust; Name: Kiosk City; Name: Mediocracy; Name: One-Eyed King; Name: Orange Stand Economics; Name: Pitcairn Island; Name: Potemkin Village; Name: Process Clash; Name: Rubik's Cube; Name: Shoeless Children
Patterns and Antipatterns; A Timeless Way of Building; Pattern Structure; Antipatterns; Many Eyes; Antipattern Structure; Management and Environmental Antipatterns; Consistency and Completeness; ; Human Patterns and Antipatterns; Human Patterns; Human Antipatterns and Negative Personality Types; ; Group Patterns and Antipatterns; Tuckman's Theory of Teams; Sports Analogies to Teams; Evolution to Antipatterns; ; Successfully Leading Teams; The Growth of Team Size; Micromanagers and Laissez-Faire Managers; Theory X; Theory Y; Theory W; Theory Z; Principle Centered Leadership; General Advice; ; Management Antipatterns; Name: Absentee Manager; Name: All You Have is a Hammer; Name: Cage Match Negotiator; Name: Doppelganger; Name: Fruitless Hoops; Name: Golden Child; Name: Headless Chicken; Name: Leader Not Manager; Name: Manager Not Leader; Name: Managerial Cloning; Name:
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Antipatterns (Software engineering)
Computer software -- Development -- Management
Antipatterns (Software engineering)
COMPUTERS -- Programming -- Open Source.
COMPUTERS -- Software Development & Engineering -- General.
COMPUTERS -- Software Development & Engineering -- Tools.
Computer software -- Development -- Management.
Form Electronic book
Author Neill, Colin J.
ISBN 0849329949