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A revolution in management is brewing...

Around the globe, at every level, in all kinds of organizations, inspired innovators are staging inventive experiments to make their organizations as adaptable, creative, engaging, and accountable as the people who work there. In the past, it was difficult for management innovators to share their experiences directly with others — but now we have the MIX.

Dig into these real-world case studies of management innovation, and mix it up with the positive deviants who are changing the game. Have you tried something new? Share it here and see what others think.

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

Anyone can start a business and keep it running but a true leader understands that employee care and company culture not only keep the business running but also keep it successful and engaged leading
Story by Samantha Donaldson on March 23, 2017
Company culture and employee retention when faced with the millennial generation can often seem like a serious hassle.
Story by Samantha Donaldson on March 20, 2017
Sometimes, a company's mistakes can be the best way to learn.
Story by Samantha Donaldson on March 20, 2017
The crux with which all businesses are formed is simply in the way they handle their production and employees. However, to avoid costly blunders, hazard/risk analysis must be accomplished.
Story by Samantha Donaldson on March 16, 2017
Not every manager works in an office setting and one of the biggest management issues I faced when I used to be an executive chef were smoke breaks.
Story by Samantha Donaldson on March 15, 2017
A supervisor in a central dispatch center is a different kind of first line management.I was given the Dispatch Supervisor job when our control center opened for our division.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on March 13, 2017
A steady stream of the right changes WILL put innovation into the fabric of your company.This story was written as one of the requirements to obtain the Innovation Mentor Certification as part of CIMp
Story by Joan Knight on March 1, 2017
Leaders must be managers; but, managers do not necessarily have to be leaders. Leaders have to manage all the resources at their disposal, self, others, communication, etc.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on February 7, 2017
Lemme tell ya the story of our little Maribelle. Maribelle was one happy gal. She hung out all day with her family and her friends, enjoyin the warm sunshine.
Story by Bernhard Sterchi on February 3, 2017
Bart was my first Chef at the Admiral Benbow hotel in Birmingham. He set up the kitchen and planned our daily luncheon buffet. The buffet was a great success.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on January 24, 2017
The Vice President of the division told me a decision was made that I was not going any higher in the management of our company.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on December 14, 2016
The race is on. All around me, the others are starting to move in the same direction.
Story by Bernhard Sterchi on December 13, 2016
Once upon a time there was a successful leader. He had an important role in the management of a huge fair.
Story by Bernhard Sterchi on November 1, 2016
A harmonious workplace is critical in today’s work place .A First Line Manager must be a keen observer of behavior in their department.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on October 22, 2016

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