1. 1. Of 101,592 international surveyed software developers, 85.9 percent use agile in their work. “Developer Survey Results, 2018,” Stack Overflow, (accessed December 9, 2019).

  2. 2. Sears Holdings, “Sears Holdings Outlines Next Phase of Its Strategic Transformation,” press release, February 10, 2017,

  3. 3. See Weber’s classic work The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. One recent edition was published by Routledge Classics (Oxford and New York, 2001).

  4. 4. Frederick Winslow Taylor, The Principles of Scientific Management (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1911). Also available from Project Gutenberg.

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