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  • The Female Precariat: Gender and Contingency in the Professional Work Force

    The purpose of this book is to explain the U.S. higher education precariat and the digital precariat to the world at large, and to document with overwhelming evidence that the precariat in higher education and in the Internet economy disproportionately involves women.This thematic volume addresses gender disparities in pay, professional support, and job security in both the higher education work force and the work force in the newer digital economy.We hope that our book will help change the culture of silence. This book is a labor of love; in the long run, we hope that our work will encourage others to devote attention to some egregious problems that ultimately affect everyone.

    • ASIN: 1988963079

  • In a Far Country: The True Story of a Mission, a Marriage, and the Remarkable Reindeer Rescue of 1898

    In the fall of 1897, eight whaling ships became trapped in the ice on Alaska's northern coast. Without relief, two hundred whalers would starve to death by winter's end. Mercifully, an extraordinary missionary, Tom Lopp, and seven Eskimo herders embarked on a harrowing journey to save the whalers, driving four hundred reindeer more than seven hundred untracked miles. At the heart of the rescue expedition lies another, in some ways more compelling, journey. In a Far Country is the personal odyssey of Tom and his wife Ellen Lopp— their commitment to the natives and the rugged but happy life they built for themselves amid a treeless tundra at the top of the world. The Lopps pulled through on grit and wits, on humility and humor, on trust and love, and by the grace of God. Their accomplishment would surely have received broader acclaim had it not been eclipsed by two simultaneous events: the Spanish- American War and the Alaska gold rush. The United States and its territories were transformed abruptly and irrevocably by these fits of expansionist fever, and despite the thoughtful, determined guidance of the Lopps, the natives of the North were soon overwhelmed by a force mightier than the fiercest Arctic winter: the twentieth century.

    • Brand: Brand: PublicAffairs
    • ASIN: 1586482211

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  • The Manager's Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

    Managing people is difficult wherever you work. But in the tech industry, where management is also a technical discipline, the learning curve can be brutal—especially when there are few tools, texts, and frameworks to help you. In this practical guide, author Camille Fournier (tech lead turned CTO) takes you through each stage in the journey from engineer to technical manager.From mentoring interns to working with senior staff, you’ll get actionable advice for approaching various obstacles in your path. This book is ideal whether you’re a new manager, a mentor, or a more experienced leader looking for fresh advice. Pick up this book and learn how to become a better manager and leader in your organization.Begin by exploring what you expect from a managerUnderstand what it takes to be a good mentor, and a good tech leadLearn how to manage individual members while remaining focused on the entire teamUnderstand how to manage yourself and avoid common pitfalls that challenge many leadersManage multiple teams and learn how to manage managersLearn how to build and bootstrap a unifying culture in teams

    • ASIN: B06XP3GJ7F

  • White Sox: The Story Of The Reindeer In Alaska

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

    • ASIN: 1169046886

  • Managing Humans - eBook

    Read hilarious stories with serious lessons that Michael Lopp extracts from his varied and sometimes bizarre experiences as a manager at Apple, Pinterest, Palantir, Netscape, Symantec, Slack, and Borland. Many of the stories first appeared in primitive form in Lopp’s perennially popular blog, Rands in Repose. The Third Edition of Managing Humans contains a whole new season of episodes from the ongoing saga of Lopp's adventures in Silicon Valley, together with classic episodes remastered for high fidelity and freshness.Whether you're an aspiring manager, a current manager, or just wondering what the heck a manager does all day, there is a story in this book that will speak to you—and help you survive and prosper amid the general craziness of dysfunctional bright people caught up in the chase of riches and power. Scattered in repose among these manic misfits are managers, an even stranger breed of people who, through a mystical organizational ritual, have been given power over the futures and the bank accounts of many others.Lopp's straight-from-the-hip style is unlike that of any other writer on management and leadership. He pulls no punches and tells stories he probably shouldn't. But they are magically instructive and yield Lopp’s trenchant insights on leadership that cut to the heart of the matter—whether it's dealing with your boss, handling a slacker, hiring top guns, or seeing a knotty project through to completion.Writing code is easy. Managing humans is not. You need a book to help you do it, and this is it.What You'll LearnLead engineersHandle conflictHire wellMotivate employeesManage your bossDiscover how to say noUnderstand different engineering personalitiesBuild effective teamsRun a meeting wellScale teamsWho This Book Is ForManagers and would-be managers staring at the role of a manager wondering why they would ever leave the safe world of bits and bytes for the messy world of managing humans. The book covers handling conflict, managing wildly differing personality types, infusing innovation into insane product schedules, and figuring out how to build a lasting and useful engineering culture.

  • L'Hydraulique L'Exposition Universelle de 1889 Par L. Vigreux...Et F. Lopp ......

    L'Hydraulique L'Exposition Universelle de 1889 Par L. Vigreux...Et F. Lopp ......

  • Being Geek : The Software Developer's Career Handbook

    Recalling his own make-or-break moments with Silicon Valley giants such as Apple, Borland, Netscape, and Symantec, Lopp walks through a complete job life cycle, starting with the job search and finishing with the realization it might be time to look again.

  • Splintered Lies - eBook

    Her life spent on the run, Det. Rissa Marten has decided it's time to fight and reclaim her name. Coming out of the shadows in time to so save the life of the man who has thought her dead for years, Rissa finds herself caught in a conspiracy bigger than she knows.Det. Jerah Qassem has spent months undercover, working his way up in the deadliest drug cartel in the world. When the partner he thought he'd gotten killed eight years ago suddenly appears, he nearly blows his cover. Now, only the two of them can stop one of the most violent drug lords from claiming the streets of California.Vicious murders are stacking up and if Rissa and Jerah don't discover the truth, they'll be next.

  • White Sox : The Story of the Reindeer in Alaska

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  • Managing Humans : Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager

    This book is a selection of the best essays from Michael Lopp's popular website Rands in Repose. It reveals a variety of different approaches for creating innovative, happy development teams. Lopp is one of the most sought-after IT managers in Silicon Valley.

  • White Sox : The Story of the Reindeer in Alaska

    White Sox: The Story of the Reindeer in Alaska