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How I Learned to Love Middle Managers

by Joel Spolsky
Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Inc. Magazine“Another programmer came to us. ‘I thought you should know that people are really unhappy,’ he said bluntly, ‘and it’s starting to make it so that people just complain all day, instead of doing their work, and that’s not good.’”

From my latest Inc. column: How I Learned to Love Middle Managers


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