by Camille Fournier
“The Manager’s Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change” is a great book that takes us through each stage in the journey from an engineer to a technical manager. Camille Fournier is the author of this business management book. Camille Fournier is the former CTO of Rent the Runway, where she managed somehow earn herself the nickname “The Hammer”. She also writes numerous books and all of them are worth to read. Her blog “Elided Branches” covers many topics relevant to software engineers included distributed systems and engineering leadership.
In this book, Camille Fournier gives you the journey from an engineer to a technical manager. The Manager’s Path is an ideal book whether you are a new manager or a more experienced, it will teach you how to manage multiple teams and managers. In addition, The Manager’s Path describes how to become a better manager and leader in your organization. Fournier describes how to manage yourself and avoid common pitfalls that challenge many leaders. This book helps you to describe how various levels of leadership work at tech companies and the various benefits, struggles, tradeoffs, etc. All in all, The Manager’s Path is an excellent book for all business managers.