If I tried to summarize what you get from his book, you can consider Jurgen Appelo as the hidden son resulting from a relationship between a Springer Verlag journal’s editor and Mike Cohn, with some influence from Aardman Studios in the education. Jurgen Appelo gives his own assessment of his book at the end, based on the quote that “all models are wrong but some are useful” He says “It makes no sense discussing which idea is wrong, because they all are. The real challenge is in finding which ideas is useful in what context”.
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Reference: “Management 3.0, Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders”, Jurgen Appelo, Addison-Wesley, 391pages, IBSN 978-0-321-71247-9