soft power, hard power, leadership, management

French and Raven’s Five Forms of Power: Understanding Where Power Comes From in the Workplace “In 1959, social psychologists John French and Bertram Raven identified five bases of power: Legitimate, Reward, Expert, Referent, Coercive” https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_56.htm

 

The 5 Types of Power in Leadership Formal Power: Coercive, Reward, Legitimate Personal Power: Expert, Referent http://quickbase.intuit.com/blog/the-5-types-of-power-in-leadership

 

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Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newISS_87.htm

A Practical Approach To Implementing Knowledge Management http://www.tlainc.com/articl174.htm

8 Steps to Implementing a Knowledge Management Program at Your Organization http://focus.forsythe.com/articles/281/8-Steps-to-Implementing-a-Knowledge-Management-Program-at-Your-Organization

What is knowledge and when should it be implemented? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22994990

 

on corporate governance

 

Corporate Governance and Knowledge Management: How Board Independence May Increase CEO Paranoia, and Lead to […]

Agile Development

Manifesto for Agile Software Development “Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan” http://agilemanifesto.org/ http://www.agilealliance.org/the-alliance/the-agile-manifesto/ The Twelve Principles of Agile Software “We follow these principles: Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of […]

Slow Down to Go Fast

Scrum Teams: Slow Down, to Go Fast Later http://www.agilebuddha.com/agile/scrum-teams-slow-down-to-go-fast-later/

Slow Down to Go Fast — Lessons Learned Shipping Bing Voice Search on Xbox “Are you the tortoise or the hare? Many software teams today practice “rapid development” techniques, and while it is true that some practices and methods produce results more quickly than others, slowing […]

Code Analysis and Code Visualization

Code Analysis and VisualizationTools http://thinkingcraftsman.in/articles/codeanalysistools.htm

Code RocketĀ® for Visual Studio .NET (2005, 2008, 2010) http://www.rapidqualitysystems.com/Products/CodeRocketNET

 

Static Analysis Tools

NDepend is a static analysis tool for .NET managed code. This tool supports a large number of code metrics, allows for visualization of dependencies using directed graphs and dependency matrix. http://www.ndepend.com

 

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Agile Development Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) http://www.scrumalliance.org/certifications/practitioners/csp-certification

7 Steps to CSP Certification http://www.bcsp.org/7steps

Scrum.org http://scrum.org

source control systems

Svn http://www.visualsvn.com/server/ http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/

Git http://kylecordes.com/2010/git-gui-client-windows Hosted Service for Git & Subversion: http://unfuddle.com/about/tour/plans