Just want to share a short list of books, posts, and articles about management and organizational design. Why? Even if you are not in charge to design an organization (top down), knowing important patterns will help you.
Without further ado, here is the list:
Will Larson (2019): An Elegant Puzzle. Systems of Engineering Management
This book about software engineering management is based on systems thinking.
Matthew Skelton & Manuel Pais (2019): Team Topologies: Organizing Business and Technology Teams for Fast Flow
This book introduces successful team patterns.
Geoffrey A. Moore (2015): Zone to Win. Organizing to Compete in an Age of Disruption
Playbook for succeeding in a disruptive market.
Mik Kersten (2018): Project to Product: How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Digital Disruption with the Flow Framework
Framework how to approach a large-scale agile transformation
- Galo Navarro (2020): How to Build a PaaS for 1500 engineers – https://srvaroa.github.io/paas/infrastructure/platform/kubernetes/cloud/2020/01/02/talk-how-to-build-a-paas-for-1500-engineers.html. Good article how to position a platform (PaaS) team.
- Mirco Hering (2020): Segregation of Duties in a DevOps World – https://notafactoryanymore.com/2020/02/14/segregation-of-duties-in-a-devops-world/
- Rafiq Gemmail: Organizational Topologies and Their Impact on Quality- https://www.infoq.com/news/2020/02/org-complexity-impacts-quality/
- Anusha Dhasarathy, Isha Gill, and Naufal Khan (2020): The CIO challenge: Modern business needs a new kind of tech leader – https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/mckinsey-digital/our-insights/the-cio-challenge-modern-business-needs-a-new-kind-of-tech-leader