Managing Humans

By Michael Lopp,

Book cover of Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager

Book description

Managing Humans is a selection of the best essays from Michael Lopp's popular website Rands in Repose(www.randsinrepose.com). Lopp is one of the most sought-after IT managers in Silicon Valley, and draws on his experiences at Apple, Netscape, Symantec, and Borland. This book reveals a variety of different approaches for creating…


Shepherd is reader supported. We may earn an affiliate commission when you buy through links on our website. (learn more)

Why read it?

1 author picked Managing Humans as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Michael Lopp, or Rands, as he is commonly known online, has been sharing his knowledge as a software manager for years, mainly through his blog. He is one of the most insightful voices about the art of management in a software environment, and even if you are not a manager yourself (and don’t want to become one), will make you understand and better collaborate with your own manager, and be ready when you need to lead a team or understand how it is to work with other humans.

From Jaime's list on for Python and non-Python developers.

Want books like Managing Humans?

Our community of 6,000+ authors has personally recommended 10 books like Managing Humans.

Browse books like Managing Humans

5 book lists we think you will like!

Interested in computer science, software engineering, and python?

6,000+ authors have recommended their favorite books and what they love about them. Browse their picks for the best books about computer science, software engineering, and python.

Computer Science Explore 19 books about computer science
Software Engineering Explore 11 books about software engineering
Python Explore 25 books about python