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We have a winner! We’re happy to announce Dr. Ellen Weber as the winner of our first-ever Tweet a Hack contest, which challenged you to offer up your bold ideas for “ taking the work out of work ” in 140 characters or less. The winning Hack Tweet? Host a Celebration of Innovation twice yearly,...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on August 30, 2010
Perfection can destroy your business!Only 3 takes in the studio, is a showdown with the tyranny of the guided hand and the perfection that reigns in businesses today.
Hack by Thomas Geuken on December 23, 2011
Most of the industrial pioneers who created “modern” management—individuals like Frederick Taylor, Frank Gilbreth, Henry Ford, Alfred Sloan, and Donaldson Brown—were born in the 19th century. These bold thinkers would no doubt be surprised to learn that their inventions, which included workflow...
Blog by Gary Hamel on April 25, 2011
Editor's note: Research by McKinsey & Company's Organization Practice finds that better collaborative capabilities help companies achieve superior financial performance. These results are supported by academic research, which shows that the ability to collaborate in networks is more important...
Blog by Leigh Weiss on January 26, 2011
One of the founding beliefs of the MIX is that experiments in radical management practices and pathbreaking new ideas are not the exclusive province of innovation gurus, elite journals, and the executive suite. Game-changing management hacks are being invented all over the world, in every kind of...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on June 22, 2010
Over the last decade, the Internet has had a profound impact on business. It has spawned a slew of new business models and has helped make operating models vastly more efficient. By contrast, the Web’s impact on management models has been relatively modest.
Blog by Gary Hamel on May 24, 2011
At one time or another, most of us have probably worked for a boss who was self-absorbed, vindictive, or just plain inept — a real-life equivalent to Dunder Mifflin’s Michael Scott. One of my first jobs was for an HR manager who thought the best way to humble a cocky new MBA was to have him spend...
Blog by Gary Hamel on May 6, 2011
Elad Gil, head of Geo at Twitter, has a great new post on Tech Crunch, "The 5 Myths of Building A Great Mobile Team." Gil, who has experience building teams at Google and a handful of startups, hammers on the need to hire great engineers who can be flexible as their tasks change. That tagline for...
Blog by David Sims on December 13, 2010
In “The Future of Management” Gary Hamel argued that “Management is out of date.  Like the combustion engine, it’s a technology that has largely stopped evolving, and that’s not good.”  This
Story by Bill Nobles on January 5, 2011

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