L M McCance

Helpful votes received on reviews: 81% (17 of 21)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,897,848 - Total Helpful Votes: 17 of 21
The One Minute Manager - Increase Productivity, Pr&hellip by Kenneth Blanchard
11 of 15 people found the following review helpful
I was introduced to this management approach five years ago by a high-performing manager in a previous company. Since then I have continued to use the key ideas from this book and frequently refer back to it. It won't give you all of the answers you're probably looking for, but it will in a clear and easy to read manner point you to three core foundations (set goals, give praise, give reprimand - then re-evaluate goals as necessary). These foundations can then be applied to your particular management role as appropriate. There are some 'touchy-feely' bits that are recommended that I don't use as I don't think that they reflect my own style of management. However, on the whole I continue to… Read more
Software Requirements (Pro-Best Practices) by Karl E Wiegers
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
If you are interested in learning more about pure requirements analysis then this is a great point of reference. Wiegers assumes no previous knowledge so the user is lead through chapters providing overviews of key analysis skills, the role of the requirements analyst and key analysis techniques.
In software apporach terms this book will take you up to the formation of a 'Vision and Scope' document and Requirements Specification. It does not focus as much on Systems Analysis (which is a positive as there are many other books on that subject). Instead it focuses on the early stages of software development and walks the reader through a case study based on a new cafeteria system.
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