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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

Radical change is never easy, especially in a tradition oriented institution. Church revolution is not for the faint of heart. We will experience more failures than we do success.
Story by onski on July 20, 2010
People who conclude that more money is needed before they can launch innovative projects, may be asking the wrong question.
Story by Ellen Weber on July 20, 2010
I'm convinced that the constantly changing world needs to take intoconsideration the impact of socio-cultural values, masculine and feminine.Inventing new values and improving our professional life on
Story by Gabriele Eibner on July 17, 2010
Faced with the challenge of encouraging growth in its smaller, regional brands, one large global organization creates a virtual network of innovators worldwide
Story by Peter Robbins on July 11, 2010
An Anglican parish launches a bold experiment with a radical model of how to “do church,” by  replacing hierarchy with communities of passion, and unleashing the capabilities of its c
Story by Drew Williams on July 10, 2010
You probably know people whose mothers loom large - even in their adult lives.  Their every move is slowed by the tugging of apron strings and the daunting consideration of what mother would thin
Story by Julian Birkinshaw on July 6, 2010
The antiquated days of attending the boss' party, dinner, or 4th of July BBQ have slipped away from us.
Story by Dana Ray on July 6, 2010
Give every employee some money to spend on realizing ideas to improve the business. Allow for  "pooling" of the money between employees.
Story by Joerg Schwartze on June 29, 2010
Sometimes, the problem is not the problem, because is under the truth. When the boss want the action of their employees need:1. Have a clear direction of where he wants to go.2.
Story by Jorge Lax on June 25, 2010
In order to sustain long term growth, organizations need to constantly reinvent themselves. But reinventing requires constant change, which may be hard to implement.
Story by Matt Shlosberg on June 24, 2010
We run a strategy and innovation workshop and (as one part of it), have been looking at different ways to view the world, including "shared space".  This is an urban design concept which aims to
Story by Jacki Couchman on June 22, 2010
One example of an easy (cheap) idea to begin the cultural migration to allow more meaningful realtionships; earlier.
Story by Jim Lavoie on June 21, 2010
A real story of a curious public sector leader, a pugilist and a contrarian, who chose to do the right thing and design his system entirely around the needs of the customer - against the advice of Gov
Story by John Seddon on June 18, 2010