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Re: [XP] If You Could Recommend One Agile Book to a Manager?

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  • simon@tcbventures.com
    Don t give managers books. They skim read about half of it (if at all) and then misinterpret all sorts of stuff. A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. lol.
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 24, 2008
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      Don't give managers books. They skim read about half of it (if at all) and then
      misinterpret all sorts of stuff.

      A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. lol. Experience, through doing is
      better imo.

      Simon
      on 24/1/08 12:32 AM, extremeprogramming@yahoogroups.com wrote:

      > What would that be?
      >
      > We want to be able to recommend to business-type managers a book to
      > read on agile software development to help them understand it and
      > ultimately convince them to try an agile process to develop their
      > software.
      >
      > Has anyone had a specific book that they have found better than others?
      >
      > Some I am thinking of and have had recommended are:
      >
      > Agile and Iterative Development: A Manager's Guide - Craig Larman
      > Integrating Agile Development - Peter Schuh
      > Agile Software Development Ecosystems - Jim Highsmith
      >
      > Anyone have some thoughts or comments on my suggestions, or
      > recommendations of their own?
      >
      > Thanks
      > Shane
      >
      > --
      > Shane Mingins
      >
      >
      >
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