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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

New financial regulatory legislation-worldwide- will place new responsibilities on directors and executive management at both external and internal governance levels.
Hack by John Alan James on June 2, 2010
How come people will take to the streets for what they believe in but find it hard to take to the streets that take them to work?  They don't like work.  Employee engagement is one of the mo
Hack by Pamela Hackett on May 31, 2010
To many executives and managers, books such as In Search of Excellence, Built to Last, and Good to Great have turned into a source of inspiration.  But now we know that many of the “excellen
Hack by Gideon Markman on May 30, 2010
There is generally two ways that leadership succession is addressed.  The first is to make experiential opportunities available for randomly selected people in the organization.  The se
Hack by Eric Schillinger on May 27, 2010
We need to reduce the amount of rules used in the world of management in order to promote people's judgment and practical wisdom.
Hack by Elad Sherf on May 27, 2010
Measure the attitudes of your stakeholders in surveys. Link their scores to financial performance using factor analysis and structural equations.
Hack by Anders Magnusson on May 26, 2010
When we build leaders, our efforts are often ineffective. People listen but don't execute. They forget 80% of what they learn and can't usually execute 50% of what they do remember.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on May 25, 2010
I have a strong belief that if any of the I-Bank Boards were told in 2006-2008 the key driver of their profits had been buying bonds from banks who had lent to people at the bottom end of the inc
There are many known good practices that most companies don't follow simply because they aren't aware of them.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on May 21, 2010
People talk about reinventing the wheel as if it's a bad thing. But the wheel is over 5,000 years old.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on May 20, 2010
Questionnaire-like process modeling.It provides a user-friendly, easily understandable, non-technical language (names of variables for process specification;  values of variables for process
Hack by Alfredo Bregni on May 20, 2010
Replace the fundamental control relationship in the organization from ‘boss-subordinate’ to ‘mentor investor-intrapreneur team’, where mentor investors are modeled on the angel
Hack by Tory Gattis on May 20, 2010