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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

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
When developing a new concept I find it extremely helpful to get the idea on paper, and share it with thought partners to help sharpen, strengthen, and improve the concept.You have to be comfortable h
Story by Christie W. Barrett on April 28, 2010
 Engaging with customers begins as soon a a new product is discussed and sometimes years before a customer will use it.
Story by Richard Ferrers on December 11, 2012
Federated Decision Making is fundamentally about a trade -- one group asks another to vote on whether to expend resources to meet a member's need.
Story by Roy Zuniga on July 17, 2011
My Sales and Marketing journey began in a great country called Sultanate of Oman.  It was a role model sales team in the Middle East back in 1997 selling Automobile and industrial lubricants.&nbs
Story by Sridharan on October 4, 2011
Staff working in the public sector (Government, Local Government and Agencies) –are – for the main part – working on very similar agendas.
Story by Stephen Dale on July 12, 2011
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
Turning a traditional shipping company into a flat, agile and empowered organization - driven by our motivations.Fewer bosses, more leadersSplitting the traditional line manager role into 3Abandoning
Story by Axel Wiedenmann on June 19, 2013
Few companies organize to walk multiple paths to re-invent themselves.Note: if you have a strange feeling of "Deja Vu", or "Synchronicity" it is absolutely normal, and you are fine.
Story by Audrey D. on December 10, 2012
Catalytic leadership helped a Swedish CEOintroduce organic, self-organizing principles,which helped save the company and pavethe way for international success.Clearly, theguidelines presented are not
Story by Charles Ehin on April 3, 2013
An unusual leadership development program that promises to “make a difference”, transforming young people into powerful grass-roots leaders urgently needed to transform our organizations – and change
Story by An Employee on January 7, 2013
Few companies organize to walk multiple paths to re-invent themselves.Note : if you have a stimulated feeling of  "Deja Vu", it is a fair statement, driven by re-formulation techniquesInnovation
Story by César Awad on December 29, 2012
I currently teach a course in Managing Organizations and People to students in the MBA Program at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA.
Story by Mike Cook on June 24, 2013
In this document we explain how we went from being an organization of hierarchical bankers, to a team of 16,000 systematic innovators who learn every day and believe that everyone can be innovative.
Story by Óscar F. Rodríguez on January 7, 2013

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