Here you will find a personal choice of highly recommended books and links.

Systems Thinking and Modeling

Bossel, H. 2007. Systems and Models: Complexity, Dynamics, Evolution, Sustainability. Books on Demand GmbH, Norderstedt, Germany.

Cabrera, D. and Cabrera, L.2015. Systems Thinking Made Simple: New Hope for Solving Wicked Problems. Odyssean Press, MetaMap

Dörner, D. 2003. Die Logik des Misslingens: Strategisches Denken in komplexen Situationen. Rowohlt, Reinbek bei Hamburg 2003.

Forrester, J. 1990. Principles of Systems. Pegasus Communications, Cambridge, MA.

Kim, D. H. and Anderson, V. 2007 (1998). Systems Archetype Basics: From Story to Structure. Leverage Networks, Inc. (Pegasus Communications, Inc.)

Meadows, D. H. 2008. Thinking in Systems: A Primer. Edited by D. Wright. Chelsea Green Pbulishing, Vermont.

Morecroft, J. D.W. 2007. Strategic Modelling and Business Dynamics: A Feedback Systems Approach. John Wiley and Sons, West Sussex.

O’Connor, J. und I. McDermott 2006. Die Lösung lauert überall: Systemisches Denken verstehen und nutzen. VAK Verlags GmbH, Kirchzarten.

Sterman, J. 2000. Business Dynamics: Systems Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World. Irwin McGraw Hill.

Sweeney, L. B. 2001.When a Butterfly Sneezes: A Guide for Helping Kids Explore Interconnections in Our World Through Favorite Stories. Peagasus Communications, Inc.

Sweeney, L. B. and D. Meadows. 2001. The System Thinking Playbook. Chelsea Green Publishing, Vermont.

Vester, F. 2000. Die Kunst vernetzt zu denken: Ideen und Werkzeuge für einen neuen Umgang mit Komplexität. DVA, Stuttgart.

Warren, K. 2008. Strategic Management Dynamics. John Wiley and Sons, West Sussex.

Dynamics of Organizations

Bushe, G. R. and Marshak, R. J. (editors). 2015. Dialogic Organization Development: The Theory and Practice of Transformational Change.Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Oakland.

Glasl, F. 2011. Konfliktmanagement: Ein Handbuch für Führungskräfte, Beraterinnen und Berater. Haupt Verlag, Bern, Stuttgart, Wien.

Kantor, D. 2012. Reading the room: group dynamics for coaches and leaders. Jossey-Bass, San Francisco.

Schein, E. H. 2013. Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, San Francisco.

Schwarz, G. 2005. Die “Heilige Ordnung” der Männer: Hierarchie, Gruppendynamik und die neue Rolle der Frauen. 4., erweiterte Auflage, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Schwarz, G. 2010. Konfliktmanagement: Konflikte erkennen, analysieren, lösen. 8. Auflage, Verlag Gabler, Wiesbaden.

Senge, P. 2006. The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization. Doubleday, New York.

Smith, The elephant in the room: how relationships make or break the success of leaders and organizations. Jossey-Bass, San Francisco.

von Kutzschenbach, M. 2008. Enhancing Learning Capability: The Role of Social Network Structures and Processes on Organizational Learning. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller.

Wilson, E. O. 2012. Die soziale Eroberung der Erde. München, C.H. Beck Verlag.

Business, Society, and Sustainability

Arthur, W. B. 2009. The Nature of Technolgy: What I Is and How It Evolves. Free Press, New York.

Beinhocker, E. D. 2007. The origin of wealth: evolution, complexity, and the radical remarking of economics. Harvard Business School Press, Boston, Massachusetts.

Diamond, J. 2006. Kollaps: Warum Gesellschaften überleben oder untergehen. Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, Frankfurt a. M.

Kreutzer, R.T. und K.-H. Land. 2015. Dematerialisierung: Die Neuverteilung der Welt in Zeiten des digitalen Darwinismus. FutureVisionPress e.K., Köln.

Laszlo, C. and J. Sorum Brown. 2014. Flourishing Enterprise: The New Spirit of Business. With J.E. Ehrenfeld, M. Gorham, I. Barros Pose, L. Robson, R. Saillant, D. Sherman and P. Werder. Stanford University Press, Stanford, California.

Meadows, D. J. Randers, D. Meadows. 2009. Grenzen des Wachstums das 30-Jahre-Update: Signal zum Kurswechsel. S. Hirzel Verlag, Stuttgart.

Paech, N. 2013. Befreiung vom Überfluss: Auf dem Weg in die Postwachstumsökonomie. 3. Auflage. oekom verlag, München.

Rifkin, J. 2014. The zero marginal cost society: the internet of things, the collaborative commons, and the eclipse of capitalism. St. Martin's Press, New York.

Senge, P., B. Smith, N. Kruschwitz, J. Laur und S. Schley. 2010. The Necessary Revolution: How Individuals and Organizations Are Working Together to Create a Sustainable World. Nicholas Brealey Publishing, London, Boston.