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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

an electronic knowledge exchange database that stores, organizes and publishes information inside and outside the organization, a lab “peace room” where employees could chat and work with paperboards
Hack by Mohamed Hamdi on January 7, 2013
“Every company wants to have growth and everybody wants to be part of a dynamic, growing organization:  the fun of launching new products, the idea that new processes are coming to our factory fl
Hack by Jean Angus on January 7, 2013
There are at least three very different types of innovation.   A monolithic “one size fits all” approach to innovation will miss the mark and ignore key innovation approaches.   In
Hack by Raymond Sheen on January 7, 2013
Fostering innovation and sustaining it as a culture requires a conducive environment, money and respect for the innovators to motivate them.
Hack by Subramanian Shanmugam on January 7, 2013
Developing an interdisciplinairy knowledge management framework to be used as a simple yet extremely effective change management tool to transform any organization in developing countries from its cur
Hack by Audrey Chin on January 7, 2013
We don’t lack ideas.  They inundate our inboxes and flood our feeds. But we do lack an effective, efficient way to filter out the noise and focus on the best.
Hack by Shaun Abrahamson on January 7, 2013
Its not the lack of ideas that stops organizations from being innovative, but the way resources are allocated & employees rewarded that is the key. We need to change the way we set and manage
Hack by Mukesh Gupta on January 7, 2013
Successful and complex ventures, such as winning a football championship (when no one believes in your “underperforming” team), finding a missing girl in the woods (when many abandon all hope), or rei
Hack by Alberto Blanco on January 6, 2013
Innovation cards are a new way to develop the habits of successful innovators. They can be used by individuals or by leaders that seek to improve team innovation or establish a culture of creativity.
Hack by Mark Clare on January 6, 2013
In the 21st Century, leaders must be innovative. Leaders must be smart. Leaders must be able to multi-task several projects with a seemingly boundless creativity.
Hack by Elkanah Carnell Reed on January 5, 2013
This Hack attempts to showcase the power of immediate feedback in organizations that want to develop top talent and keep individuals engaged for the long term.
Hack by Elkanah Carnell Reed on January 5, 2013
The usual practice is to create a suggestion box for new innovations and leave it open to everyone interested in the new ideas. Let us make it in a different way.
Hack by Martin Kvapilik on January 5, 2013

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