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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

Of the many reasons behind deforestation across the world, Infrastructure ranks highly as one of the most invasive.
Story by Elianna Hyde on March 24, 2021
Selecting the right equipment for your laboratory can be challenging with the availability of many new types of equipment.
Story by Elianna Hyde on July 20, 2021
Do general contractors in Ontario need insurance? What kind of options are there out there for me when it comes to coverage?
Story by Martin Couzins on April 5, 2022
Purdue University has built five 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
Quality Systems departments across all organizations live or die by the data they supply to their internal stakeholders.  But when plans get lost in translation, a support structure is not in pla
Story by Chris Jones on January 6, 2011
Here's something new -- Social Media for Knowledge Capture and Question Answering in Executable English over Databases.  It could become the next big thing after Twitter and Facebook.Imagine gove
Story by Adrian Walker on October 6, 2010
Much has been written about organizational trouble shooting, fishbone analysis, force field analysis and so on.
Story by Cheenu Srinivasan on July 30, 2010
Every Nerd at The Nerdery is a Co-President. We believe in distributed leadership. We’ve had one President: Luke Bucklin, who co-founded our company with me and Mike Schmidt.
Story by Mike Derheim on July 14, 2013
I know as a first line manager communication is the key to our success. It has always been so. In the past communication was more difficult.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on June 28, 2016
I was talking to a close friend at my company, he said, “How could you stay in management so long? I never wanted to be a manager. I never wanted to tote the corporate water or be a corporate hammer.”
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on May 21, 2017
If you are interested in programming and want to find a good way to increase your knowledge, the logical question: do you need a mentor?
Story by Gregory Wang on March 29, 2018
Here are the comtents of my book that I discuss. Thie is what I learned in over 40 years of management experience.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on May 6, 2021