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Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software People and Teams by Mickey W. Mantle, Ron Lichty

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Footnotes

Preface

1. When we began writing this book, we tried to make our references to people gender neutral; that is, we tried “s/he” instead of “he,” we tried substituting “he and she,” and then we tried alternating between “he” and “she.” In the end we decided that the prose read better if we stuck to the masculine pronoun “he” throughout. We recognize and rejoice that there are many talented women who manage programmers. We have worked with and for them ourselves. If anyone has a more inclusive solution for this challenge, please let us know and we will seriously consider all creative possibilities in our future writing.

2. If we have misattributed a rule of thumb or quote, we apologize in advance (and please let us know). Some of them ...

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