Two of the computer industry's best-selling authors and lecturers return with a new edition of the software management book that started a revolution. With humor and wisdom drawn from years of management and consulting experience, DeMarco and Lister demonstrate that the major issues of software development are human, not technical-and that managers ignore them at their peril. Now, with a new Preface and eight new chapters-expanding the original edition by one third-the authors enlarge upon their previous ideas and add fresh insights, examples, and anecdotes. Discover dozens of helpful tips on: - putting more quality into a product. - loosening up formal methodologies. - fighting corporate entropy. - making it acceptable to be uninterruptible. "Peopleware" shows you how to cultivate teams that are healthy and productive. The answers aren't easy-just incredibly successfull.