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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

Whirlpool Corporation recently added the “bow” to the rock-solid and deeply embedded Double Diamond process which focuses on discovery and development of new opportunities in the front end.
Story by Moisés Noreña on August 7, 2011
The failure of the old mantra 'do what I say not what I do' is especially obvious in groups of volunteers.
Story by Dana Ray on April 29, 2010
The Harford County (MD) Department of Planning and Zoning must update the county’s Master Plan and Land Use Element Plan every 6 years, as mandated by the State of Maryland.
Story by Laura Dahl on June 6, 2011
Research shows that typical brainstorming is about 30% effective. Therefore, i developed the Thinking Innovative process that consists of the four stages of idea generation.
Story by Praveen Gupta on June 9, 2010
Several years ago, Company X moved away from having part-time employees in their operations and customer support departments.
Story by Josh Harrington on September 19, 2010
Management committee installed integrated by two founding membersEmpowered professionals both internal and external (by contract)Web based organizationMore emphasis in human competences and emotional
Story by Alvaro Triana on May 20, 2010
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
In its new business groups, Applied Materials has changed the way decisions are made.  Each week in the Solar Business Group, a technology roadmap/strategy meeting is held with all levels of empl
Story by Brendan McComb on September 16, 2010
The Enterprise Social Networks of TravelFirst helps employees to connect more readily to address the unexpected.Addressing unexpected business challenges often requires identification and mobilization
Story by Paul Gromball on December 27, 2010
A corner-office ambition developing right from the stage we step into an undergraduate degree program is a common phenomenon. The way to become an entrepreneur goes through an MBA degree.
Story by Pankaj Sharma on September 11, 2019
In a survey whose results were released this week, 70% of those struggling business leaders also believe they need a new approach to how they communicate.
Story by Skip Weisman on October 31, 2011

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