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The end of performance management (as we know it)

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Statoil is a Norwegian energy company with 21,000 employees in 36 countries. On Fortune, the company ranked in 2011 #1 in Social Responsibility and #...Read more

Why being human is the only way to win

Why being human is the only way to win
I'm delighted to share the first of six videos from my conversation with our latest MIX Maverick Seth Godin. Seth needs no introduction--he's a 13-...Read more

Is your organization fit for heretics?

Is your organization fit for heretics?
"Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM." That chestnut has morphed from sales proposition to object lesson on the perils of clinging to convention in...Read more

What makes Apple Apple

What makes Apple Apple
The following is an excerpt from Gary Hamel's forthcoming book, What Matters Now , to be published in December 2011 by Jossey-Bass Business. In 1997...Read more

What's your default?

What's your default?
As dispiriting as the recent debt ceiling dysfunction drama has been, the most disturbing plot point is not that our leaders can’t seem to compromise...Read more

Gary Hamel: Reinventing the Technology of Human Accomplishment

Watch Gary Hamel, celebrated management thinker and author and co-founder of the Management Innovation eXchange (MIX), make the case for reinventing...Read more

Seven counterintuitive truths for managers

How do you get customers to send bouquets to staff for great service (literally) yet cut costs at the same time? By discarding (almost) everything...Read more

Why Business is Brain-Dead--and How to Wake Up

Often, when I'm invited to speak to boardrooms, I start by gently saying: "Listen up folks. Business is brain-dead. Right now, even as we speak, your...Read more