The 2nd edition is here: Better, prettier, more!

The second edition of the widely discussed book by Niels now features a new, 16-page bonus chapter (previously available only with the deluxe edition). Thicker paper. And a new, much improved ebook. The price: Remains just the same!


Buy the 2nd edition now, through this website, and soon on Amazon!

Comments: 3 (Discussion closed)
  • #1

    Peter Barnard (Thursday, 10 September 2015 11:12)

    Well done Neils. I write about schools that try and control complexity through limitation and separation. They keep things the same. The difference between complex organisation (what schools need to be) and complicated (what schools create by trying to avoid the complexity they need) is important. A much needed book on change and no change!

  • #2

    Niels Pflaeging (Thursday, 10 September 2015 11:46)

    Thank you for the feedback on the book Peter! I very much appreciate it.
    And your observations on schools are spot-on!

  • #3

    Peter Trudelle (Friday, 03 March 2017 10:24)

    Just starting your book, fascinating! FYI, the word manager goes back much further than FW Taylor; it comes from 'maneggiare', which applied mainly to the relationship between rider and horse (one of total control, literally via the reins of power).

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