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The influence of managerial experience and style on software development process

Coleman, Gerry and O'Connor, Rory (2008) The influence of managerial experience and style on software development process. International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management (IJTPM), 8 (1). pp. 91-109. ISSN 1468-4322

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Abstract

This paper presents the results of a study of how software process and software process improvement is applied in actual practice in the software industry using the indigenous Irish software product industry as a test-bed. This study focuses on the role and influence of both the Company Founder and the Software Development Manager on the initial formation of software development process practices. The results of this study contain useful lessons for software entrepreneurs who need to make decisions about process and process change within their organisations as they grow.

Item Type:Article (Published)
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords: software development process; software process improvement; SPI; best practice; management style; CEO; CTO; managerial experience; Ireland; software entrepreneurs; entrepreneurship
Subjects:Computer Science > Information technology
Computer Science > Software engineering
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Publisher:Inderscience
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJTPM.2008.016183
Copyright Information:© 2008 Inderscience
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:18658
Deposited On:15 Jul 2013 11:11 by Rory O'Connor. Last Modified 15 Jul 2013 11:11

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