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This Is Management – a Roam Book by Luca Dellanna

"I'm a huge fan of High Output Management and Setting the Table […] Luca's Best Practices for Operational Excellence took my management to the next level.

It's been almost a month since I started implementing the principles, but I can already say that I've noticed a significant improvement in my company's morale […] That feels amazing."

– Molson Hart, Viahart CEO

About the book

In short: I merged together my two past books on management and made a Roam book version.

Over the past years, I published two books titled "Best Practices For Operational Excellence" and "Teams Are Adaptive Systems". They got great reviews, such as the one above.

Then, in November 2020, I published the first Roam book, on Ergodicity. Roam Research is an application that allows to create a "personal wikipedia" of interconnected thoughts. (Here are some of the features of Roam books; more on this below.)

I decided to take the opportunity to merge together my two books on management and package them as a Roam book, to allow readers to explore them non-linearly, to make connections between topics, and to take integrated notes.

The book is divided in four parts:

  • The Nature of Management
  • The 4 Principles of Management
  • The 8 Best Practices to apply them
  • How to roll-out and sustain an initiative to change the operational culture of your team or organization

All of the above, seen through the eyes of a common thread: teams are adaptive systems.

It is a very practical book and does not contain the usual management bubble spoken by consultants who never actually managed operations.

Instead, it focuses on proven principles that I've witnessed in the many companies I got to observe in my career.

About the author

Luca Dellanna is the author of 7 books. He is a researcher in complexity science and emergent behaviors, and an operational excellence consultant. He spoke at Nudgestock and regularly teaches management workshops and risk management courses.

His personal website is Luca-Dellanna.com and his Twitter is @DellAnnaLuca.

This is a pre-order

I plan to release this book no later than the 1st of March, 2021.
Your credit card will only be charged then.

I am usually very punctual.
My latest Roam Book was shipped two weeks ahead of schedule.

The Roam version

This book is available as a Roam Research graph.

Roam is a website that shows content in an interconnected way, a bit like Wikipedia. Reading the book this way will allow you to go back and forth content at your pace and following your interests.

Important: reading the Roam version requires a pre-existing Roam subscription, which is not included in this bundle.

If you purchase the Roam version, you will receive an editable .json file that you can import into your own graphs and you will also get access to the live read-only version hosted on the cloud.

Roam innovation continues!

This is the second Roam Book. Check out the first one ever, here.

I also created a website for Roam Books, roam-books.com.

Finally, I also recently began publishing a Roam-native newsletter. It's not a newsletter about Roam, but it's a newsletter built on top of Roam. You can subscribe to it at Luca-Dellanna.com/roamletter

What you will get

The basic version includes the Roam book, in two formats: .JSON file (to import in your graph) and access to the live read-only version hosted on the cloud.

You can pay extra to also receive the two eBooks whose content contributed to this book: "Best Practices For Operational Excellence", and "Teams Are Adaptive Systems".  They will come in three versions:

– PDF version (for reading on a laptop)

– .ePub version (compatible with Apple Books & other eBook readers)

– .mobi version (Kindle)

Patron's support

Thank you very much for your support, it helps me spending more time on my research.

I will also add your name as a Patron in the acknowledgment section of the book.

If you already purchased one of Luca's books on management

Before the publishing date, you will receive a voucher to purchase the Roam book at a discounted price (the voucher being equal to the price of the book you already bought). This is because the contents of this book are roughly the sum of the contents of the two books on management I already published (Best Practices for Operational Excellence and "Teams Are Adaptive Systems").

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