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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

First line managers have a tough role to play. Too soft and you are a push over. Too hard and you are a jerk. Either extreme is a problem.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on June 6, 2015
As a front line supervisor, I have reconciled myself to this greatest of issues with employees; you are not treating me/us fairly. The company is not treating me/us fairly.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on March 14, 2016
The crux with which all businesses are formed is simply in the way they handle their production and employees. However, to avoid costly blunders, hazard/risk analysis must be accomplished.
Story by Samantha Hager on March 16, 2017
The soccer mums, empty nesters, experience seekers, PMEBs (Professionals, Managers, Executives, Businessmen).
Story by Victor Kwan on September 21, 2019
So you've spent the past year or so setting up your business. You have your product line, your sales team, your documents are all in order - everything is ready and it's time to actually get going.
Story by Elianna Hyde on March 18, 2021
Globally, offices were forced to shut down and companies had to explore different methods of working, such as switching to a remote workforce.
Story by Martin Couzins on July 19, 2021
Purdue University has built five Top500.org-ranked supercomputers in the past four years, not by receiving millions of dollars in additional funding, but by improving the way in which it managed its r
Story by Steve Tally on December 23, 2011
By reconsidering the idea of a 'job creation program', individuals in a low income public housing area were able to take on the level of responsibility they were comfortable with, learn new skills and
Story by Martin Butcher on October 28, 2011
First Line Manager: The Key to Greatness Is Enabling Not Delegating.I keep trying to get a university to realize first line management is different from upper management, to no avail.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on May 22, 2013
Teaming, also referred to as a self-directed work structure, participative management or a high performance work system, is a cultural priority for GE Aviation Supply Chain.  It is an effort to m
Story by Rasheedah Jones on July 14, 2013
Knowing where to start, what model to use, metrics, governance, development, external resources, etc, etc, etc. can be overwhelming for an organization that wants to thrive in an idea economy.
Story by Garrick Ducat on June 13, 2016
Viral infection is caused by organisms smaller than fungus or bacterium. There are more than a million viruses, but only 5000 are traced.
Story by Emelie Hyde on May 17, 2019
Remote working has many perks, but if you set up your office in your living room, the lines between work and home can become blurred.
Story by Mike T Deane on August 13, 2020

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