OK, so these aren’t all about Kanban books. This is my bookshelf of titles on lean, management, psychology … really, its all the things that you need to learn to work with complex, adaptive human systems. Some of these books I’ve read, some I want to read. Please browse and get some inspiration!

Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business
Kanban and Scrum - Making the Most of Both
Lean from the Trenches
Why Plans Fail: Cognitive Bias & Decision Making
Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
Forecasting and Simulating Software Development Projects: Effective Modeling of Kanban & Scrum Projects using Monte-carlo Simulation
Kanban Change Leadership: Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement
The Principles of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development
Gemba Walks
Getting Started With Kanban
Managing to Learn: Using the A3 Management Process to Solve Problems, Gain Agreement, Mentor and Lead
Value Stream Mapping: How to Visualize Work Flow and Align People for Organizational Transformation: Using Lean Business Practices to Transform Office and Service Environments
Learning to See Version 1.3
Secrets of Consulting: A Guide to Giving and Getting Advice Successfully
This is Lean: Resolving the Efficiency Paradox
Kanban from the Inside: Understand the Kanban Method, connect it to what you already know, introduce it with impact
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Visual Leaders: New Tools for Visioning, Management, and Organization Change: New Tools for Visioning, Management, and Organizational Change

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