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Leading Geeks: How to Manage and Lead People Who Deliver Technology by Paul Glen

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Editor's Note

Every day, new technology is revolutionizing the way we work and the way we live. Companies and leaders unwilling or unable to embrace technology have watched their more adaptable competitors pass them by. Meanwhile, top technology workers are in high demand, which has allowed to persist the idea that eccentric, unmanageable "geeks" must be accepted as a necessary evil. When conventional leadership methods fail to work with geeks, many managers throw up their hands because "that's just the way it is."

With so much riding on the timely and skillful deployment of new technologies, leaders can't get by merely tolerating geeks; they must find new ways to motivate and manage them to maximize the value of their work. Paul Glen has been ...

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