Niels is a passionate advocate for a “new breed“ of leadership and profound change in organizations. He is founder of the BetaCodex Network, and co-founder of Studio Red42, based in Wiesbaden, Germany. Prior to the BetaCodex Network, Niels was for five years a director with the prestigious Beyond Budgeting Round Table. Niels´ second book, Leading with flexible Targets. Beyond Budgeting in Practice was awarded the Financial Times Germany Best Business Book award, in 2006. Both this book and his two latest ones, entitled Organize for Complexity and Complexitools were lauded by critics and readers and became bestsellers. As a consultant, Niels has been strongly involved in transformational change projects for organizations both in Europe and the Americas, since 2006. Niels also teaches at several European academic institutions.
»When Pflaeging shakes the dogmas of management, they crumble in his hands.« Financial Times Germany