Management 3.0

Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders

Agile management is an often overlooked part of Agile. There are at least a hundred books for agile developers and project managers, but very few for agile managers and leaders.

However, when organizations adopt agile software development, not only developers and project managers need to learn new practices. Development managers and team leaders must also learn a different approach to leading and managing organizations.

Several studies indicate that management is the biggest obstacle in transitions to agile software development. Managers need to learn what their new role is in software development organizations in the 21st century, and how to get the best out of Agile. This book will help them.

Don’t get tricked by the word ‘Agile’ used in the subtitle. The book isn’t really about Agile; it is about healthy, sensible and down-to-earth management. Something, which is still pretty uncommon.

– PAWEL BRODINSKI, CEO Lunar Logic, Poland’s leading Kanban proponent, and agile project manager

Management 3.0
Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Released: 2011
Size: 464 pages
ISBN: 978-0-321-71247-9 (Paper)
ASIN: B004ISL6JY (Kindle)
ISBN: 978-0-321-71904-1 (ePub)
ISBN: 978-0-321-71902-7 (PDF)

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This book is not written for those who want a quick fix. This book is written for serious students who have a passion and love for management. This book is written for management craftsmen.

Robert C. Martin

Owner, ObjectMentor, Inc., author of Clean Code

If you really want to know about Agile management, read Jurgen’s book. He explains why looking for results is key to involving the team and for a great outcome. As Jurgen says, management is not simple and this book explains why. With humor and pragmatism, Jurgen shows you how you can think about management.

Johanna Rothman

Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group, Inc., author of Manage It!

I firmly believe that Management 3.0 will become the ‘Bible’ of Agile management books in the decade ahead.

Ed Yourdon

IT Management/Software Consultant, Nodruoy, Inc., author of Death March

Management 3.0