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The M-Prize challenges are our call to management innovators (and aspiring management innovators) around the world to make a real difference when it comes to improving management thinking and practice. M-Prize challenges help identify, develop, and recognize the best stories (real-world case studies of management innovation) or hacks (bold ideas for tackling a critical management challenge) around make-or-break management challenges.

When it comes to building management and business models that are fit for the 21st century, one of the fundamental challenges is developing organizations that are capable of discovering, nurturing, aggregating, and appropriately rewarding contributions from employees, customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders across boundaries.

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Entries: 108

Digital technologies have revolutionized operating and business models, and are now set to upend traditional organizational models. The Digital Freedom Challenge recognizes pioneering efforts and ideas to remake management with the tools and technologies of the digital revolution.

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Entries: 35

Never before has leadership been so critical, and never before has it seemed in such short supply. The Leaders Everywhere Challenge seeks to dramatically expand the leadership capacity of all of our organizations by promoting progress when it comes to both redistributing power in a way that gives many more individuals an opportunity to lead, and equipping and energizing people to lead even when they lack formal authority.

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Entries: 66

In the creative economy, innovation is more important than ever. Innovation is the only insurance against irrelevance.

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Entries: 141

It’s time to radically revise the deeply-etched beliefs about what business is for, whose interests it serves, and how it creates value.

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Entries: 142

The Beyond Bureaucracy Challenge seeks to advance progress on making organizations genuinely fit for human beings—more inspiring, open, and free.

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Entries: 99

In the first leg of the Harvard Business Review-McKinsey M-Prize for Management Innovation we’re seeking the most progressive practices and disruptive ideas that illustrate how the governing principles and tools of the Web can make our organizations more adaptable, innovative, inspiring, and accountable.

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Entries: 128

Do you want to play a role in improving the technology of human accomplishment? The world’s first management innovation contest for MBA students.

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Entries: 110

For the HCI Human Capital M-Prize on Leadership, we asked our community of management innovators to help us rethink the standard approach to leadership development.

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Entries: 43

The MIX and HCI are looking for the boldest thinking, most powerfully-developed vision, and the most cleverly-designed experiments for unleashing passion in our organizations.

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Entries: 86

The inaugural MIX M-Prize challenge on the three moonshots of redefining the work of leadership, increasing trust, and taking the work out of work.

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Entries: 0