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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

Leaders must be managers; but, managers do not necessarily have to be leaders. Leaders have to manage all the resources at their disposal, self, others, communication, etc.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on February 7, 2017
Summary: Trust is truly a key to success. But it is almost impossible to work on trust within an organization directly. Trust has to be earned.
Story by Joachim Ritzer on October 1, 2010
This is Karen's story. In 2011 a colleague and I attended a presentation at a conference. The speaker had made a mistake but had not realized it.
Story by Peter Rennie on July 14, 2013
For anyone managing a website, optimization is key. However, it is not always easy to manage the optimization and create a site that is user-friendly.
Story by Samantha Hager on April 25, 2017
The professional world is becoming complex competitive with the time for the individuals seeking for jobs because whenever a job is posted or vacancy is available in any organization then hundreds of
Story by Mark Bazile on April 3, 2015
The TELUS Leadership Philosophy (TLP) supports the evolution of TELUS (a national telecommunications company in Canada) into a customer focused, highly collaborative, connected and engaged e
Story by Dan Pontefract on July 15, 2011
In this world of so much confusion brought about by commercialism and greed, our integrity and maturity especially of the youth are always under scrutiny.  Integrity is about self valuation or th
Story by Robert Lao on September 9, 2013
Grupo Santander uses StarmeUp to spread the corporate culture and acknowledge the people who represent it best. How does it work?
Story by Laura Alfonsin on November 6, 2017
METROLEADS is an innovative culture-shaping, growth and solutions-oriented higher education program aimed at increasing employee engagement, the flow of ideas at Metropolitan State College o
Story by Paul Cesare on January 14, 2011
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) uses an innovative meeting process to quickly access the most untapped resource in almost every company, and then uses that resource to transf
Story by Rod Collins on June 1, 2010
A colleague who I worked with 4 years ago tried to use the company bar, an existing employee perk, to generate an internal market for new product ideas.
Story by Daniel Pay on September 21, 2010

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