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Successful innovation is always problem-focused. And the most powerful solutions emerge when problems are clearly defined.

Even the most experienced management innovators bump into roadblocks that frustrate their progress. The way forward is to identify these barriers, break them down into solvable chunks, and focus on the high-value areas.

Here you can browse through the problems others are encountering — whether they're political squabbles, capability gaps, or resource constraints — and propose solutions. And, of course, you can bring your own barriers to the conversation. You might find that others have wrestled with the same issues and come out on top.

The MIX Lab / Barriers

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

As the information and knowledge have become part of life and shaped our lives , our generation whocan use mental capability at higher level face the most  vital challenge at their organizations
Barrier by Faruk Guven on June 26, 2010
Many employees are afraid to admit that they do not have enough work because they fear that they might be laid off if word gets out.
Barrier by Anusha John on August 13, 2010
The more companies try to achieve efficiencies thru hiring tests, forms & parameters the more they also narrow and isolate themselves from potential candidates.
Barrier by johnathan king on March 31, 2011
Thinking about obstacles we meet in achieving the impossible dream as barriers is itself a barrier, we need to reframe to see them as ramps into NEW territory, to focus on what works and look for the
Barrier by Martin Hazell on June 2, 2010
The dominant metaphors underpinning management theory and practice are the machine and the organism.
Barrier by Michael Petit on January 28, 2011
I am Finance and Administration Manager, but My Country Director over rides my duties and even to make things worst, she comes to my office to do her work while am there.
Barrier by James Odongo on May 27, 2011
Standard office design creates isolation, reduces productivity & sabotages cooperation.  More collaborative management should begin with environmental change & design.    
Barrier by johnathan king on March 31, 2011
Men are tought to be problem solvers, not engaged relators - me thinks innovation is a relationship experience from inception to implementation. Engage. Explore. Test.
Executive's with maturity or inner motivation issues can slow or stop any change required in structure or in processes, if these affect their power or status.
The fundamental flaw I've seen in all managment initiatives is the failure to account for the toxic effect of human motivators.  Under stress most people slip down the evolutionary ladder and ope
Barrier by Barbara Kay on July 30, 2010
Most are BORING, UNINSPIRING, and a waste of time.  Can anyone share ideas to increase engagement, innovation, etc?
Barrier by David Gordon on February 21, 2012
In my role as CEO of Bookbuzz I have the pleasure of reading and discussing a lot of business books. I amazes me how few CEOs do the same.
Barrier by Ron Immink on July 19, 2010
If everything went as per plan, one wouldnt need managers & CEOs right ? A CEO gets paid to make sure he handles exceptions to plan..
Barrier by Roopesh Kumar on July 5, 2010
Corruption is the single biggest obstacle in our country's growth, respectability and credibility.
Barrier by Danilo Carreon on June 30, 2010
New ideas and methods often get bogged down in small details, that, if left unchecked, could potentially grow into serious problems.
Barrier by Han Biemans on December 10, 2010