Linus has written a nice article at lwn. It is interesting to read and its about Management. Its titled Linus on kernel management and deals with management in genral.
He oftens says,(I have read him saying) that he is more of a manager for the kernel now rather than core developer.
First off, I'd suggest buying "Seven Habits of Highly Successful
People", and NOT read it. Burn it, it's a great symbolic gesture.
(*) This document does so not so much by answering the question, but by
making it painfully obvious to the questioner that we don't have a clue
to what the answer is.
Anyway, here goes:
Anyway,enjoy the article.