Direct Links to URLs used in Book

For Part I – Gathering the Band

Agile Fluency:




Andreessen, M.: Why Software is eating the World. The Wall Street Journal. August 20, 2011.

BBRT: Beyond Budgeting Round Table.

Beta Codex:

Beyond Budgeting Principles:

Cadbury, Sir Adrian: Shareholders versus Customers. Economia. October 13, 2013.

Circle Forward:

Cooperrider, D.: Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry. AI Commons.


DAD: Disciplined Agile Delivery.

Deep Democracy,

Denning, S.: What Is Agile? The Four Essential Elements.

Duhigg, C. What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team. The New York Times Magazine. February 25, 2016.

Enterprise Scrum:


Guldner, J.: Unternehmensstruktur: Die Mär von flachen Hierarchien (engl.: Organization Structures: The fairy tale of flat hierarchies. Die Wirtschaftswoche. August 29, 2016.

Hesman Saey, T.: Proteins that reprogram cells can turn back mice’s aging clock. Science News, December 15, 2016.

HSD: Human Systems Dynamics.

Industry Analyst Panel, Agile 2016:

LeSS: Large Scale Scrum.

McKinsey survey:


Nexus: Exoskeleton for Scaled Scrum. Also referred to as SPS – Scaled Professional Scrum.



SAFe: Scaled Agile Framework.

ScaledPrinciples: ScALeD Agile Lean Development – The Principles.

Semco: The Semco Institute.




Waugh, R.: Mark Zuckerberg invests in CAPTCHA-crushing AI which “thinks like a human”. welivesecurity. March 25, 2014.

World Blu:

For Part II – Improvising the Tune

Agile Fluency:;



Andreessen, M.: Why Software is eating the World. The Wall Street Journal. August 20, 2011.

Beyond Budgeting Principles:

Bogsnes, B. (2017, LinkedIn article): Hitting the target but missing the point – myths about target setting.


Garland, Jr., Theodore. “The Scientific Method as an Ongoing Process”. U C Riverside. Archived from the original on 19 Aug 2016.


HSD: Human Systems Dynamics.

Herman, M. (2016): Inviting Leadership in Open Space. A Guide for Training and Practice.

ISO9000: Quality Management.

Kepferle, L. & Main, K. (1995): The University of Kentucky Center for Rural Health. In: Owen, H. (1995): Tales from Open Space. Abbott Publishing. Available online:

Krippendorff, K. (1986):

Leybourn, E. (2018):


Schneider, J. (2017) Understanding how Design Thinking, Lean and Agile Work Together:

For Part III – Shall We Dance?

AgileAlliance Experience Reports:

Agile Fluency:

Bregman, P. (2009): How to Teach Yourself Restraint. Harvard Business Review online:

Bregman, P. (2012): If You’re Too Busy to Meditate, Read This. Harvard Business Review online:

Cooperrider, D.: Introduction of Appreciative Inquiry. AI Commons.

Dignan, A.: The OS Canvas. How to rebuild your organization from the ground up.

Kim, W.C. & Mauborgne, R. (2009): How Strategy Shapes Structure. In Harvard Business Review.

Kurtz, C.F. & Snowden, D. (2003): *The new dynamics of strategy: Sense-making in a complex and complicated world* In: IBM Systems Journal, Vol.42, No.3, p.462-483. Available also online:

Mulder, P. (2014): The Kepner-Tregoe method:

Shen, L. & Hsee, C. (2017): Numerical Nudging: Using an Accelerating Score to Enhance Performance. Association for Psychological Science.





For Part IV – Party Time


BMW, sustainability manager Ferdinand Geckeler:

Buffer salary structure:

Businesses for Social Responsibility (BSR):

Climate Group:

Collaborative Governance:

Cone Communications CSR Study, 2017.

Foundation Strategy Group:

Global Compact:

Fair Labor Association:

Institute for Multi Stakeholder Initiative Integrity:

Korten, David, “The New Economy: A Living Earth Systems Model”

Microsoft supports rural communities:

Munich Re:

Neighborhood Community Networks:

Telia Company:

Transparency International:

United Nations’ GAIN:

World Water Council: