The Manager’s Path: a Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

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The Manager’s Path: a Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

About This Book:

Managing people is difficult wherever you work, but the tech industry as a whole is pretty bad at it. Tech companies in general lack the experience, tools, texts, and frameworks to do it well. And the handful of books that share tips and tricks of engineering management don t explain how to supervise employees in the face of growth and change.

In this book, author Camille Fournier takes you through the stages of technical management, from mentoring interns to working with the senior staff. You ll get actionable advice for approaching various obstacles in your path, whether you re a new manager, a mentor, or a more experienced leader looking for fresh advice. Pick up this book and learn how to become a better manager and leader in your organization.

* Discover how to manage small teams and large/multi-level teams
* Understand how to build and bootstrap a unifying culture in teams
* Deal with people problems and learn how to mentor other managers and new leaders
* Learn how to manage yourself: avoid common pitfalls that challenge many leaders
* Obtain several practices that you can incorporate and practice along the way

About the Author:

Camille Fournier is the former CTO of Rent the Runway, where she managed to somehow earn herself the nickname “The Hammer.” She is the author of the blog Elided Branches, which covers many topics relevant to software engineers including distributed systems and engineering leadership, and a frequent conference speaker on these topics.

Information pulled from Amazon product page.