T Radical decentralization f decision making is ne f his key themes and he argues that this can lead to enormous competitive benefits Best part there is some prescriptive material n how to think about changing an existing rganization into a beta formWorst part I think some f his history is a bit glib and misses the complexities f how we got current management structures though it makes for a good story Things I will rememberProblem solving in a living system is about communicationCentralized coordination is a luxury Death by Inferior Design organizations in complex markets cannot affordLearning chained interviews in steadf performance development reviewsp 108 109 is interesting influence speedometer It is a must read for those who feel that hierarchies bonuses command and control management is not the right approach for modern rganizations to follow and needs to be changed for better performance You will enrich this list f things to change with even principles and approaches after reading the bookThis book covers many topics but not too deeply that s why it leaves you with uestions than answers after reading it It will definitely make you think explore and seek for information to do the changeFull review may be found here Great book The author had me at behavior shaping context This slim and engaging volume puts the emphasis Hitler's Northern War: The Luftwaffe's Ill-Fated Campaign, 1940-1945 on creating the process space that creates success It s about creating the circumstances that allow people to interact in productive manners Well researched and with a systems thinking approach that includes human psychology Organize for Complexity includes many useful golden nuggets that the corporate guerrilla can use to encourage culture change such as Profit maximization and shareholder value theories are mechanistic and ultimately anti social dogmas Success is not a zero sum game And neither is it just win win Success ensues when a virtuous cycle between the value creation for employees customers society andwners is produced Want to kn. Organizations f all kinds 3rd eiditionBoldly Pflaeging dissects classic management theory and in a well hud manner ffers coherent alternatives Harvard Business ReviewNiels Pflaeging is the father f the end f management Winfried Fels.
A great management book that describes and alternative way A Philosophy of Cinematic Art of managing companies and teams without mentioning agile I agree with hisutlook and approach and see the same challenges as a Project Manager and a Consultant How do you persuade people to change their behaviour when they are wedded to a system that is not working for them personally The Potato Hack: Weight Loss Simplified or as partf an White House Years (Henry Kissingers Memoirs organisation A uick read nicely packed to the point If you saw Niels talk the book reminds you a lotf it which makes it much entertaining Not many new things in there afterwards but it makes for a good reference The strongest point in my pinion is that the entire content remains very straightforward no softening the blow no dressing things up just very factual and direct I ve read the illustrated edition Like every illustrated business book it s easy to get in fun to read and a very approachable point f entrance to the theory I love the current tendency in creating them By counterpart it Scab only scratch the surfacef many interesting topics Enough for managers In a World Created by a Drunken God or business people looking for an general answerr putting some Indo No Kao order in their change needs and ideas a good book to give to them On thether hand interesting reading for change agents that know deeper about some explained topics due to the systemic rganization f all that topics If you know Kotter Teal Giant Peach Yodel orgs and son it s another must reading in the Sinai and Zion organizational design topic But if you want to know how to deal with change and the initiatives explained briefly in this book you will have to research in another publicationsEasy good reading recommended Pflaeging presents his core ideas in this graphic heavy book suitable for both right brained and left brained readers that management is a problem rather than a solution that leadership is distinct from management and that there is a difference between alpha managed and beta ledrganizations Lots f connections here with things like agile though mostly implied rather than spelled u. A book about complexity and work and about how to deal productively with both A condensed introduction to the theory and practice f rganizational high performance A manifesto for contemporary leadership and profound transformation in.
Ow how to do that Read this book I got book Organize for Complexity when I was at Dare Festival in Belgium about a month ago Author Niels Pflaeging did also give a speech at the conference The contents f the speech and the book r perhaps booklet were mainly the same so this review is a bit about both Iniquity of thoseTopicf the book interests me a lot I ve recently had many thoughts writings and discussions about how rganizations should be rganized in the future to be able to suit the markets f the future and the needs f next generation workforceThis short book is a good first step to the new Annual Report of the Officers of the Town of Holderness, N. H: Year Ending January 31, 1937 (Classic Reprint) organizational thinking It gives some initial ideas why therganizations should change and it gives Gardening with Shape, Line and Texture: A Plant Design Sourcebook one simple view to the challenge It is not a book as suchf a booklet with few paragraphs and illustrative pictures It gives basic ideas well and raises some thoughts but it lacks all critical thinking and discussion about the subject I liked the ideas what Niels seems to have but I don t think this book really brings those forward It s almost as powerpoint slides would have been transferred to book format It isn t really a proper book but it has some powerful thoughtsIf you want to have a simple touch n the rganizations Livin' de Life of the future this book might be for you The contents are valuable the formatf the book wasn t just to my tasteThis review was The Amazing Dreams of Andrew Latter originally published in my blog here Is a Good book Soft Fast and inspirate Not has intending to be deep but to plant a seedf unconformity Have very friendly graphics and Insights generous I recommend it Yes I don t give five star because i wanna including tools and tips Great book about modern leadership and management with ideas guided by Theory Y and globalization A must read for all who wants to build high performance Culture is the Body: The Theatre Writings of Tadashi Suzuki organizations freef bureaucracy and command and control cultureIt s written to explain its ideias in a simple way full Cognitive Science: An Introduction to the Study of Mind of illustrationsIf you want to read a complete book about the subject I do. Er competence siteWhen Pflaeging shakes the dogmasf management they crumble in his hands Financial Times GermanyNiels Pflaeging is always right up front where the new in business is getting measured and mapped Peter Felixberger change.