Resources

Here is a list of resources I have found useful in my evolution as a Trusted Agile Advisor to C-Suite Leaders.

Cynefin … Complexity Thinking/Complex Adaptive Systems

One of my personal heroes, David Snowden, who helped me understand more deeply how language shapes us…

Leadership Agility – Agile Mindset

Another of my personal heroes, Bill Joiner. Agile Leadership is the core of Agile Culture as explored in his book ‘Leadership Agility: Are the current models of leadership adequate for understanding what is needed to create Agile organisations?’

Further reading for the avid student of Psychology

Deci, E. L., & Flaste, R. (1995). “Why we do what we do. Understanding Self-Motivation”. Penguin Books Ltd, London.

Deci, E. L., Koestner, R., & Ryan, R. M. (1999). A meta-analytic review of experiments examining the effects of extrinsic rewards on
intrinsic motivation. Psychological Bulletin, 125(6), 627-668.

Dweck, Dr C. S. (2006) “Mindset. How you can fulfil your potential.” Constable & Robinson, London.

Dweck, C. S. (2000) “Self Theories. Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development” Psychology Press, New York

Frankl, V. E. (1984) “Man’s search for meaning. An introduction to Logotherapy.” Simon & Schuster, New York.

Herzberg, F. (2003) “One more time. How do you motivate employees?” Harvard Business Review 2003 (reprint of 1968 version).

Infoq (2016). “Don’t copy the Spotify model”. https://www.infoq.com/news/2016/10/no-spotify-model

Joyce, P. & Sills, C. (2001). “Skills in Gestalt Counselling and Psychotherapy. Sage Publications Ltd. London.