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M-Prize Contenders: Stories on Taking the Work out of Work
With only 4 weeks remaining until we choose our M-Prize winners, we thought we would take a look and see what Stories MIXers have shared as entries for the world's first management innovation prize. We're collecting Stories and Hacks aligned with three of our Management Moonshots: Reinvent Leadership, Increase Trust, and Take the Work out of Work. One winner will receive a speaker's slot at HSM's World Innovation Forum in June 2011, and all winners will be featured in the McKinsey Quarterly and Gary Hamel's blog in The Wall Street Journal.
Here are the 10 top Stories so far (in terms of ratings and number of comments) aligned with Taking the Work out of Work.
If you haven't submitted your Story yet, there's plenty of time to do so. If you have submitted your Story, there's still time to continue to develop your story, solicit comments and critiques, and keep building the conversation.
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- Getting Rid of the Busy Work so you can get to work (Jordan Cohen)
- Happiness is … a work environment where people feel good about themselves and are empowered to do their best work (Henry Stewart)
- All Play and No Work (Matt Schlosberg)
- Tongal: A 21st century business model for finding top talent and putting them to work on something they love (James DeJulio)
- Communicate Hope: Using Games and Play to Improve Productivity: 42projects (Ross Smith)
- The Tube: IDEO Builds a Collaboration System that Inspires Through Passion (Doug Solomon)
- Culinary Discoveries (Neil Patel)
- Think Stupid and Innovate (Praveen Gupta)
- "Soft" R&D: You don't have to be a geeky engineer to experience the thrill of inventing (Erika Ilves)
- Making sparks fly: Stimulating regional innovation in a global consumer products company (Peter Robbins)