Resources for Transitioning from Engineer to Manager

This page contains resources for engineers who are working on transitioning their careers to engineering management. We strongly recommend working with your manager to support your guided self-study.

Management Fundamentals

  • “Emotional Intelligence” by Daniel Goleman
  • “Effective Executive” by Peter Drucker
  • “Management” by Peter Drucker

Managing Up

  • “It’s OK to Manage Your Boss” by Bruce Tulgan

Managing Teams

  • “It’s OK to Be The Boss” by Bruce Tulgan

Polishing Management Skills

  • “27 Challenges Each Manager Faces” by Bruce Tulgan
  • “Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done” by Larry Bossidy