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=== Criticism of Management ===
=== Criticism of Management ===
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* Stewart, Matthew. The Management Myth. http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/print/2006/06/the-management-myth/4883/ Stewart criticizes management as mostly inane.
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* Hoopes, James. False Prophets: The Gurus Who Created Modern Management And Why Their Ideas Are Bad For Business Today. http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/0738207985
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* Stewart, Matthew. The Management Myth. http://www.amazon.com/Management-Myth-Experts-Getting-Wrong/dp/B00D9TRMLO There is an excerpt with the same title from The Atlantic:  http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/print/2006/06/the-management-myth/4883/ A review of his book by the same title is available at http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/atlarge/2009/10/12/091012crat_atlarge_lepore
* What Monty Python Taught Me About the Software Industry. http://www.softwarequalityconnection.com/2011/04/what-monty-python-taught-me-about-the-software-industry/
* What Monty Python Taught Me About the Software Industry. http://www.softwarequalityconnection.com/2011/04/what-monty-python-taught-me-about-the-software-industry/
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* Critical Management Studies is a loose field of research that looks critically at management. See http://criticalmanagement.org/
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* Alvesson, M and Willmott, H (eds) (1992) Critical Management Studies. London: Sage. This collection introduced the subject. http://www.sagepub.com/books/Book203288?siteId=sage-us&prodTypes=any&q=critical+management+studies&fs=1
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* Leher. "Groupthink: The brainstorming myth." http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/01/30/120130fa_fact_lehrer?currentPage=all
=== History of Project Management ===
=== History of Project Management ===
* A quick history of project management (from Microsoft). http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/project-help/a-quick-history-of-project-management-HA010351563.aspx
* A quick history of project management (from Microsoft). http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/project-help/a-quick-history-of-project-management-HA010351563.aspx
* History of Project Management site. http://www.lessons-from-history.com/history-project-management/history-project-management-page
* History of Project Management site. http://www.lessons-from-history.com/history-project-management/history-project-management-page
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* Wilson, James. "Gantt charts: A centenary appreciation." European Journal of Operational Research 149 (2003) 430–437. http://www-public.it-sudparis.eu/~gibson/Teaching/CSC7003/ReadingMaterial/Wilson03.pdf
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=== Historical Documents ===
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* Brooks, Frederick. "No Silver Bullet" - http://www.cs.nott.ac.uk/~cah/G51ISS/Documents/NoSilverBullet.html
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* Bush, Vannevar."As We May Think" - http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1945/07/as-we-may-think/303881/
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* Clark, Wallace. The Gantt Chart. https://archive.org/details/ganttchartworkin00clar
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* Follett, Mary Parker. "The Teacher-Student Relation." Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 15, No. 2 (Jun., 1970) http://www.jstor.org/stable/2391484 An important early voice on leadership For the background on this paper see Eberly and Smith, "Preface to 'The Teacher-Student Relation.'" http://www.jstor.org/stable/2391483
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* Taylor, Frederick Winslow. Shop Management. https://archive.org/details/shopmanagement00taylgoog Excerpts at http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/economics/taylor/shop-management/abstract.htm
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* Taylor, Frederick Winslow. ''The Principles of Scientific Management'' - At Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/6435
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* Wren, Bedeian, and Breeze. "The foundations of Henri Fayol’s administrative theory." http://bus.lsu.edu/management/faculty/abedeian/articles/Fayol.pdf Includes background on Fayol and excerpts.
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= Readings Related to Management =
=== Collaboration ===
=== Collaboration ===
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=== Meetings ===
=== Meetings ===
* Bad meetings are your fault. http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/bad-meetings-are-your-fault/22650
* Bad meetings are your fault. http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/bad-meetings-are-your-fault/22650
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* Meetings Bloody Meetings - Clip from John Cleese business video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWYnVt-umSA
=== Methods ===
=== Methods ===
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* [http://arts-humanities.net/library/search/results/content_type%3Abiblio Arts and Humanities.net Bibliography] is a list of 196 books about digital humanities.
* [http://arts-humanities.net/library/search/results/content_type%3Abiblio Arts and Humanities.net Bibliography] is a list of 196 books about digital humanities.
* CUNY Digital Humanities Resource Guide - http://commons.gc.cuny.edu/wiki/index.php/The_CUNY_Digital_Humanities_Resource_Guide
* CUNY Digital Humanities Resource Guide - http://commons.gc.cuny.edu/wiki/index.php/The_CUNY_Digital_Humanities_Resource_Guide
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=== Articles and Essays ===
 
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* Brooks, Frederick. "No Silver Bullet" - http://www.cs.nott.ac.uk/~cah/G51ISS/Documents/NoSilverBullet.html
 
=== Books ===
=== Books ===
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* Albrecht and Brakos, ''On the Job: Design and the American Office'' - At Amazon: http://www.amazon.ca/On-Job-Design-American-Office/dp/1568982410
* Albrecht and Brakos, ''On the Job: Design and the American Office'' - At Amazon: http://www.amazon.ca/On-Job-Design-American-Office/dp/1568982410
* Deming, W. Edwards. ''Out of he Crisis''. http://www.amazon.ca/Out-Crisis-W-Edwards-Deming/dp/0262541157
* Deming, W. Edwards. ''Out of he Crisis''. http://www.amazon.ca/Out-Crisis-W-Edwards-Deming/dp/0262541157
* NASA, ''Recommended Approach to Software Development'', Revision 3, Document SEL-81-305, Greenbelt, Maryland: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA, 1992. http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/dts/pm/Papers/nasa-approach.pdf  
* NASA, ''Recommended Approach to Software Development'', Revision 3, Document SEL-81-305, Greenbelt, Maryland: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA, 1992. http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/dts/pm/Papers/nasa-approach.pdf  
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* Taylor, Frederick Winslow. ''The Principles of Scientific Management'' - At Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/6435
 
=== Web Sites ===
=== Web Sites ===

Current revision as of 16:00, 13 October 2014

Here are some readings about management and project management.

Contents

Introductions

Criticism of Management

History of Project Management

Historical Documents

Readings Related to Management

Collaboration

Meetings

Methods

Digital Humanities

Books

Web Sites

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