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General => General Programming => Topic started by: jjones on June 03, 2008, 03:53:10 pm

Title: New Blog Post: “Management” is a Dirty Word
Post by: jjones on June 03, 2008, 03:53:10 pm
“Management” is a Dirty Word

Though it won’t be flagged as profane in most dictionaries, one word that is often viewed as a dirty word in programming is “management”. Managers are so maligned in engineering that Scott Adams created the “pointy-haired boss” as their representative ( It may be true that managers are equally loathed in other fields, but having spent my adult years working in software engineering, this is the only field I feel competent to address. I also have a somewhat unique perspective having been both a developer and a development manager.

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