Summer book recommendations

Here are some book recommendations for your summer vacation. I have divided them into four categories: The must reads!, Great reads!, Lean & Leadership and finally Change  & Coaching

The must reads!


This is Lean by Niklas Modig, Pär Åhlström

Kanban by David J. Andersson

The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt

Toyota Kata by Mike Rother

The Toyota Way by Jeffrey Liker

Great reads! 


The Principles of Product Development Flow by Donald G. Reinertsen

The Gold Mine by Freddy Balle and Michael Balle

Toyota Production System by Taiichi Ohno and Norman Bodek

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries


Lean & Leadership

LeanAnd Leadership

The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership by Jeffrey Liker and Gary L. Convis

The Lean Manager by Michael Balle, Freddy Balle

The Art of Action by Stephen Bungay

Leading Lean Software Development by Mary Poppendieck and Tom Poppendieck

Change  & Coaching


Switch by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

Understanding A3 Thinking by Durward K. Sobek II. and Art Smalley

Managing to Learn by John Shook

Turn the Ship Around! by David Marquet

One thought on “Summer book recommendations

  1. roland schnurr 2014-07-19 / 21:47

    Hello Hakan,
    Thanks for your list of books with the topic of “change and coaching”. It’s always a pleisure to visit your blog.
    Best regards

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