In addition to my two biggest works of writing my Ph.D. dissertation and my book, Becoming Agile in an Imperfect World, I have authored a number of journal and conference papers.
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On My Bookshelf
A must-read for developing a learning mindset and culture.
An amazing book about agile product management.
by Clayton M. Christensen
Introduces the customer-centric view of product value.
Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity >>
by Kim Scott
How to manage people from a human-centered place.
by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
This changed my view of responsibility and leadership.
Say Anything: How Leaders Inspire Ideas, Cultivate Candor, and Forge Fearless Cultures >>
by Doug Crandall and Matt Kincaid, PhD
How to create a culture of psychosocial safety.
by A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin
Five great questions to formulate a powerful strategy.
by Marsha Acker
Marsha is an expert on facilitation and how to use it in leadership.
Sooner Safer Happier: Antipatterns and Patterns for Business Agility >>
by Jonathan Smart with Zsolt Berend, Myles Ogilvie, and Simon Rohrer
The patterns in this book give wonderful insights into the business agility journey.
by Darrell Rigby, Sarah Elk, and Steve Berez
I love the chapters on organizational structure and people management.
453 respondents from 274 companies around the world took part in the 2019 Business Agility Report. This rates their maturity and shares their insights, challenges and successes.
In the latest whitepaper from the Business Agility Institute, a team of researchers shared their findings on why employee engagement is a key differentiator for organizations of all types.
It may seem inconceivable that the manifesto for agile software development and forensic policing have commonality. However, there are many points of similarity between the two.
The story of Yash Pakka, a commercial paper and packaging company focused on sustainable and renewable packaging solutions and the strategic changes that have kept them at the forefront of a growing industry that demands flexibility
A Summary of Bain's Founder’s Mentality and Micro-battles >>
Only one company in eleven has sustained profitable growth during the past decade and for those that failed to grow, more than 85% of company leaders blame internal factors for this shortfall. Jimmy Allen dives into the reasons why.
Learn the journey that has led to making banking joyful for both customers and employees of this 22000 employee organization.
At Business Agility 2018, Jason Tice shares how collaborative games determine if a candidate's career needs, skills, and desires align to the job at hand and, most importantly, how well they will collaborate with other team members.
Haier Elevation >>
This case depicts a global manufacturing giant grappling with the challenge of unlocking the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of its employees worldwide.
Marina Alex, founder of SWAY systems, shares the story of one business, a hotel, with the desire to survive and the willingness to change everything.
Upon Retrospective: Business Agility helps with challenges at Board level >>
Sandra Davey, founder of Product Space in Australia, shares the story of a Board of Directors who realized they were practicing business agility-by accident.