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The Resource Software for Your Head : Core Protocols for Creating and Maintaining Shared Vision

Software for Your Head : Core Protocols for Creating and Maintaining Shared Vision

Label
Software for Your Head : Core Protocols for Creating and Maintaining Shared Vision
Title
Software for Your Head
Title remainder
Core Protocols for Creating and Maintaining Shared Vision
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation
Member of
Cataloging source
WYU
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1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCarthy, Jim
Dewey number
005.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Scholarly & Professional
Intended audience source
Addison Wesley Professional
LC call number
QA76.76.D47M3875
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • McCarthy, Michele
  • ProQuest
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  • Computer programmers
  • Computer programming
  • Computer software
  • Computer software
  • Computer software
  • Group problem solving
  • Teams in the workplace
  • Computer programmers
  • Computer programming
  • Computer software
  • Computer software
  • Computer software
  • Group problem solving
  • Teams in the workplace
Summary expansion
Most people have experienced--at least once in their lives--the incomparable thrill of being part of a great team effort. They can remember the unity of purpose they experienced, the powerful passion that inspired them, and the incredible results they achieved. People who have been on a great team can attest that the difference between being on a team with a shared vision and being on a team without one is the difference between joy and misery. In 1996, Jim and Michele McCarthy, after successful careers leading software development teams at Microsoft and elsewhere, set out to discover a set of repeatable group behaviors that would always lead to the formation of a state of shared vision for any team. They hoped for a practical, communicable, and reliable process that could be used to create the best possible teams every time it was applied. They established a hands-on laboratory for the study and teaching of high-performance teamwork. In a controlled simulation environment, their principle research and teaching effort--the McCarthy Software Development BootCamp--challenged dozens of real-world, high-tech teams to produce and deliver a product. Teams were given a product development assignment, and instructed to form a team, envision the product, agree on how to make it, then design, build, and ship it on time. By repeating these simulations time after time, with the new teams building on the learning from previous teams, core practices emerged that were repeatedly successful. These were encoded as patterns and protocols. Software for Your Head is the first publication of the most significant results of the authors' unprecedented five-year investigation into the dynamics of contemporary teams. The information in this book will provide a means for any team to create for itself a compelling state of shared vision. <br /><br />0201604566B09042001
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Software for Your Head : Core Protocols for Creating and Maintaining Shared Vision
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1062896931
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (464 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780201604566
Lccn
2001045093
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 785342604566
  • 9780201604566
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1062896931
Label
Software for Your Head : Core Protocols for Creating and Maintaining Shared Vision
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1062896931
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (464 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780201604566
Lccn
2001045093
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 785342604566
  • 9780201604566
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1062896931

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