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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

Let the system take care of all repetitive tasks. It is waste of managerial and organization's time 
Hack by Manoj Sharma on May 15, 2010
When Sun Tzu wrote ‘the Art of War’ thousands of years ago, it was meant to serve a rightful purpose and that was for military warfare.
Hack by Pujan Roka on May 15, 2010
New ideas, and feedback on existing ideas would be a lot more vibrant with support for anonymous publishing. No filtering, no censorship, just trust in your people to contribute honestly
Hack by brendan coram on May 12, 2010
This is a very raw idea, but in my view, one of the things that is clearly holding academia back from a clear aggressive approach to developing new knowlege and advancing innovaion is this notion of l
Hack by Aaron Anderson on May 11, 2010
When managers isolate themselves from the team by hiding away in a private ofice, they defeat the benefitsof working as a team.
Tuesday Conversations are informal get togethers around a topic proposed by anyone in the organisation.
Hack by Paul Hearn on May 11, 2010
Currently most organizations have an archaic penal system where offenders are sent to the "pricipal's office" of HR.Restorative Justice provides a way to handle exceptions to group norms in a way that
Hack by Evan Leonard on May 7, 2010
Humans are obsessed with leadership. Ants don’t have any leaders. Humans build huge inefficient organizations.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on May 5, 2010
Is the transition from “command and control” to “motivate and mentor” the right idea?Just moving from one idea of what leadership is to another?Maybe a change is to see that our idea of what leadershi
Hack by Mark Higgins on May 5, 2010
Enlarge the circle of trust by orders of magnitude and radically accelerate the trust-building process by empowering people to rely on the information even before they trust each other.
Hack by Alex Todd on May 4, 2010
Create an open source tool that allows people to quickly create graphics that reflect entities and model the relationships among the entities using data, taxonomy frameworks, viewpoints, and layers to
Hack by Harvey Summers on May 4, 2010
ITRIZ is currently used for solving technological problems. I´ve used it solve management problems, since management is a "technology" used to manage social systems it has worked well.
Hack by Carlos García on May 4, 2010
The most companies require document for report concerning what employees did and have done.
Hack by SungSup Hyeon on May 2, 2010

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