Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
good chemistry is complicated,
and a little bit messy -LW

Re^2: Least favorite non-geek(s) at my job:

by technojosh (Priest)
on Jun 25, 2008 at 20:03 UTC ( #694038=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Least favorite non-geek(s) at my job:
in thread Least favorite non-geek(s) at my job:

Is this pretty much standard, then?

You've just described the last two shops i've worked at, and i have so many more years to go!

  • Comment on Re^2: Least favorite non-geek(s) at my job:

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^3: Least favorite non-geek(s) at my job:
by apl (Monsignor) on Jun 26, 2008 at 13:17 UTC
    The skillset, priorities and demands of a programmer are very different than those of a manager. You know you need to do regression testing (for example); he knows that Marketing has made a committment for a certain date. Something has to give.

    I understand that, but believe a truly great manager would be able to keep a foot in both camps. (Not that I should talk; I can't manage others to save my life).

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://694038]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others drinking their drinks and smoking their pipes about the Monastery: (11)
As of 2016-09-30 12:35 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    Extraterrestrials haven't visited the Earth yet because:

    Results (566 votes). Check out past polls.