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Hacks

To tackle big, thorny challenges, you need big, unconventional ideas.

That’s what you’ll find here: boundary-pushing proposals for changing the way organizations work and leaders lead — from setting strategy to allocating resources to designing work to rewarding and compensating individuals.

Check out the disruptive ideas and radical fixes posted by your fellow MIXers below — and join them in stirring the pot by proposing your own. A hack can be as seemingly basic as a better way to run meetings or as high-stakes as a complete overhaul of the compensation system — as long as it turns the tables on management-as-usual and offers up a pathway to progress on one of the moonshots.

The MIX Lab / Hacks

A dynamic collection of real-world case studies from the MIX community

Advanced Design Encounters Psychological Theory <ADEPT> Successful teamwork innovation will respect many various kinds of personal contributions, even including paradoxically opposi
Hack by John Roth on December 21, 2014
An objective performance evaluation is an illusion, but many leaders haven't realised it.
Hack by Bjarte Bogsnes on December 2, 2014
Giving a few persons the monopoly for strategizing entails the risk of anchoring, and of alienating the innovators.
Hack by Dr. Willy A. Sussland on November 28, 2014
Self-managing systems are common and occur all around us, although not commonly applied to the structure of businesses.
Hack by Julian Wilson on November 24, 2014
My name is not Victoria.Although I am willing to share secrets too.This hack is a guide to find your way through a grid of 30 hacks and stories.Some sort of "Serial MIXer Hacker" confessions.Mixing id
Hack by Frederic J.Leconte on November 22, 2014
DiversHiFTi. Capital HFT. Like High Frequency Trading.
Hack by Frederic J.Leconte on November 12, 2014
This blog was originally posted on our website by our CEO, Joel Trammell.  Wanted to share this thought leadership idea about the importance of having a predictable organization.
Hack by Marina Martinez on November 6, 2014
Recognizing the superior value of a "Comment" versus a "Like"  was  previous episode example.How much do we value as a community when a daring mixer makes an interception and bounces back to
Hack by Frederic J.Leconte on November 5, 2014
The interest in alternative forms of organization is helped by a greater understanding of their principles.In this Hack, I hope to be clear about the prinliples leaderless organizations bring to
Hack by Julian Wilson on November 4, 2014
The interest in alternative forms of organization is helped by a greater understanding of their nature.In this Hack, I hope to be clear about what management-less organizations are NOT
Hack by Julian Wilson on November 3, 2014
We have structured elaborate change management plans and programs, housed in HR that have, in effect, taken away the responsibility of managing from the line managers.
Hack by john sigmon on November 2, 2014
"Like" in a blink, versus "S.M.A.R.T comment" ? Let's value these objects .Mixers : let's get into some "Taxonomics".
Hack by Frederic J.Leconte on October 24, 2014

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