All the books below are  highly recommended. The selection here is incomplete, and subjective, of course. If you are looking for at topic that you cannot find here, or if you want to suggest further books to the list, then please get in touch. We grouped the titles into (subjective) categories, such as: BetaCodex – Background – Foundations  – Systems theory – Change stuff – Beyond Budgeting – Pioneering cases – Learning & Development – On a personal note.

 

BetaCodex

    
Organize for Complexity – Niels Pflaeging, BetaCodex Publishing 2014


OpenSpace Beta – Silke Hermann/Niels Pflaeging, BetaCodex Publishing 2018

 

Foundations

Also: https://www.amazon.com/Principles-Scientific-Management-Frederick-Winslow/dp/1614275718

Also: https://www.amazon.com/Self-Managing-Organization-Leading-Companies-Transforming/dp/068483734X

Also: https://www.amazon.com/Adaptive-Enterprise-Stephan-H-Haeckel/dp/1523631465/

 

Background

Also: https://www.amazon.com/What-Were-They-Thinking-Unconventional/dp/1422103129

Also: https://www.amazon.com/Culture-Learning-Organizations-Understanding-Socio-Cognitive/dp/0991160703

 

Systems theory

 

Change stuff

 

Beyond Budgeting

Pioneering cases

Also: https://www.amazon.com/Toyota-Production-System-Beyond-Large-Scale/dp/0915299143/ 

Also: https://www.amazon.com/Decentralisation-why-how-make-work-Wallander/dp/9171509100/

 

Method

Also: https://www.amazon.com/Great-Game-Business-Expanded-Updated/dp/0385348339

Also: https://www.amazon.com/Open-Book-Management-Coming-Business-Revolution/dp/0887308023

Also: https://www.amazon.com/Abolishing-Performance-Appraisals-Backfire-2002-09-09/dp/B01N8XZ5GP

 

 

Learning & Development

Also: https://jarche.com/services/books-in-beta/

On a personal note

Also: https://www.amazon.com/Unstuck-Tool-Yourself-Your-World/dp/159184147X