Culture is the behavior you reward and punish

Oct 4, 2018 | Newsletter

Engineering Impact is a weekly newsletter that highlights trends in engineering leadership, productivity, culture, and scaling development teams. 

This week features posts on: Culture, Collaboration, Hiring, and Management.

 

CULTURE

Culture is the behavior you reward and punish

Jocelyn Goldfein, now with Zetta Ventre Partners, shares a powerful lesson on culture from VMware circa 2008: People stop taking values seriously when the public rewards (and consequences) don’t match up.

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COLLABORATION

Scaling engineering teams via writing things down and sharing

“Gergely Orosz, Engineering manager with Uber, covers knowledge distribution via RFC (“Request for Comments”) and how the engineering planning process has worked since the early years of Uber.

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HIRING

How to recruit and hire when you need to move fast

Elad Gil, author of the High Growth Handbook, lays out some processes to help you move from hiring 10 people a year to 10 people a week.

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MANAGEMENT

Putting a price on people problems at work

Tanya Menon and Leigh Thompson share the surprising results of how much money executives waste each day, and the habit traps that contribute to waste.

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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.

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