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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

From a five year study of HR practice in talent management and succession planning, one conclusion is clear -- most of the charts, competency frameworks, nine box grids and other paraphernalia (for wh
Hack by David Clutterbuck on November 21, 2013
The hack has identified three major root causes due to which digital freedom has not matured to its potential and suggests a solution to work on all three root causes in a comprehensive way to bring a
Hack by Lira Priyadarsani on November 20, 2013
The SRM information system is a way of capitalising upon a knowledge worker’s intellectual capital using data mining methodologies whilst also providing an intuitive, meaningful and personalised works
Hack by Wendy Fleisher on November 10, 2013
Gone are the days when brands could just broadcast their message and reach their audience. They now need a good story to break through.
Hack by Jonah Sachs on November 5, 2013
 The performance of a company is intrinsic with the employees associated with the organisation. Every employee and his contribution is part of the core ethos of a successful organization.
Hack by Amit Namjoshi on October 31, 2013
Base all aspects of work on one simple principle: "Attend to folks' needs". When everyone is onboard with this principle, everthing else simply falls into place.
Hack by Bob Marshall on October 31, 2013
Implement a pattern derivation system based on the conversations people in your organization have about their work life, stress level, relationship with management and co-workers and workplace environ
Hack by Aditya Ghuwalewala on October 30, 2013
Remember that first day feeling? You have a fantastic new job. You’re excited, passionate, believe in the greatness of things to come.
Hack by Shelley McIvor on October 30, 2013
I propose that businesses should adopt an approach of publicly reporting on customer delight/satisfaction in the same way that financial performance is reported today.
Hack by Rudi Sellers on October 30, 2013
What happens when you bring startup culture - hackers, hipsters & hustlers - into a large enterprise?Globe Telecom (Philippines' #2 telco with 42% share) incorporated Kickstart Ventures Inc.
Hack by Minette B. Navarrete on October 30, 2013
Have you ever had the experience of running from one meeting to the next all day long?  Using your lunch "break" as the only time to get your actual work done?
Hack by Ben Biddle on October 23, 2013
The important debate we're embarking upon is at the heart of the management challenge.
Hack by Jim Scully on October 20, 2013

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