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The experience of growing up online will profoundly shape the workplace expectations of “Generation F” – the Facebook Generation. At a minimum, they’ll expect the social environment of work to reflect the social context of the Web, rather than as is currently the case, a mid-20th-century Weberian...
Blog by Gary Hamel on September 17, 2010
Here’s a thought to chew on while you’re considering your new year’s resolution: if it’s not laughably impossible, hopelessly impractical, preposterously insurmountable—stop. Start over. You’re not doing it right. Let me explain, with a little parable. In 2007, Blackberry-maker RIM was king of the...
Blog by Umair Haque on January 17, 2011
When the folks in charge of the MIX told me a few months ago that their next M-Prize would focus on the enable communities of passion moonshot, I was pretty stoked. In our little corner of the MIX, we're always looking for new ideas on how to inspire and build more productive communities. A little competition never hurts when you are trying to get the ideas flowing.
Blog by Chris Grams on January 11, 2011
When the folks in charge of the MIX told me a few months ago that their next M-Prize would focus on the enable communities of passion moonshot, I was pretty stoked. In our little corner of the MIX, we're always looking for new ideas on how to inspire and build more productive communities. A little...
Blog by Chris Grams on January 10, 2011
In the years ahead, any leader who hopes to have followers will need to carefully examine the foundations of their own authority. Why? Because we live in a world where the effectiveness of positional power is rapidly diminishing—at least outside of prisons and elementary schools. Thanks to Enron,...
Blog by Gary Hamel on September 28, 2010
One of our goals here at the MIX is to discover and celebrate the ideas and initiative of in-the-trenches management innovators—wherever they come from. While it's always energizing to watch those ideas and stories pop up on the site, it's especially rewarding to encounter these dedicated change...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on April 14, 2011
by Hilary Roberts CFOs and CHROs increasingly are strategic advisors playing critical roles in enabling strategy execution. Their CEO and Board face of a “New Normal” that requires integrated information gathered from across the enterprise. The pressure on CFOs and CHROs to provide them with the...
Blog by HCI on September 28, 2010
by Joy Kosta Three decades ago I took a mini-survey on managerial style in Cosmopolitan magazine (which I read back in my 20’s) that said my managerial style at the time was more “male” than “female”-- not surprising, I remembered thinking, because the leader “role models” I worked with were male...
Blog by HCI on September 9, 2010
by Joy Kosta Two articles in the business section of last Sunday’s New York Times got me to thinking... ”Does It Pass the Smell Test” was about the position a person is in when their leader asks them to bend or break the rules and do something unethical at work. Has the economy moved people to take...
Blog by HCI on September 27, 2010

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