Tom DeMarcois a principal of the Atlantic Systems Guild, a New York--and London-based consulting practice. His clients include Hewlett Packard, Apple, IBM, Bell Laboratories, and many others. He is also the author of seven books on management and technical development methods, including The Deadline, a business novel, and Peopleware. In 1999, Tom was awarded the Wayne Stevens Prize for lifetime contribution to software engineering methods, and he continues to work in areas of organizational change, project management, and litigation. He divides his time between New York City and Camden, Maine.
Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Crown Business On Sale: April 9, 2002 Price: $14.95
Tom DeMarco, a leading management consultant to such companies as Hewlett Packard and IBM, shows why downtime--not downsizing--is the key to a company’s growth and profit, and why our current culture of workaholism hurts corporate productivity.
A counterintuitive approach that works for new-and old-economy companies alike, Slack debunks commonly held assumptions about...
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