Shows how to make small changes in an organization that will cultivate a large impact
Introduces research-based change practices that will drive change, avoid pitfalls, and put in place the meta-thinking to keep tweaking processes that improve the rate of learning
Covers the right algorithms to survey the health of an organizations and implement what changes might be necessary
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About this book
Leaders of tech organizations have to regularly adapt their strategies in an ever-changing market. Creating a culture that understands and supports both the technical and the nontechnical is a refined skill that can be difficult to master even for a leader with years of experience. The Tech Executive Operating System helps you apply your personal expertise and build a thriving R&D organization that moves the needle.
Tech companies spend an average of 15% of their revenue on R&D. As they grow, they find the return on this large investment decreases at a fast pace. Executives and leaders of companies big and small are at a loss and seeking guidance. Author Ben-Yosef expertly walks you through the need to set goals, translate business objectives to R&D terms, and establish the organizational structures and processes to create the biggest impact. The Tech Executive Operating System is a rare book that provides useful yardsticks to measure the progress and contributions of managers, teams, and individuals in your organization.
Tech executives, first-time startup founders, managers , CEOs, and other non-technical founders of startups who want to better understand a significant part of their organization all have invaluable knowledge to gain from The Tech Executive Operating System. Ben-Yosef’s thorough research and real-world examples enhance the lessons and make your goals clear. Engineering organizations can be vastly improved by this multi-faceted approach, and the future of tech is calling for it.
What You Will Learn
- Create a toolkit for your employees to put in place a remarkable engineering team
- Discover an impact-oriented approach to goal-setting that will be especially usefully for remote employees
- Turn the R&D department from a cost center to an innovation center
Who This Book is For
Tech executives and their direct reports, first-timer startup founders, junior leaders in tech organizations, middle-managers in big enterprises, CEOs and other non-technical founders of startups who want to better understand a big part of their organization and how best to address it.
- VP Engineering
- tech executive
- startup founder
- tech leadership
- interdisciplinary teams
- executive coaching
- leadership training
- cross-functional teams
Authors and Affiliations
About the author
In his work as a consultant, Aviv has developed a special approach to aid the leadership of software organizations, coming from a technical background that allows him to talk-the-talk, yet maintain a business-impact-driven mindset. Aviv’s online writing has reached over two million readers, and his publishing includes multiple blogs, podcasts, videos, and online courses.
Book Title: The Tech Executive Operating System
Book Subtitle: Creating an R&D Organization That Moves the Needle
Authors: Aviv Ben-Yosef
Publisher: Apress Berkeley, CA
Copyright Information: Aviv Ben-Yosef 2021
Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4842-6894-0Published: 02 April 2021
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4842-6895-7Published: 01 April 2021
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XII, 173
Number of Illustrations: 10 b/w illustrations