Gary Hamel

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Gary Hamel is a leading expert on management, recently ranked by The Wall Street Journal as the world's most influential business thinker. Hamel's landmark books, Leading the Revolution and Competing for the Future, have appeared on every management bestseller list and have been translated into more than 20 languages. His latest book, The Future of Management, was published by the Harvard Business School Press in October 2007 and was selected by as the best business book of the year. Over the past 20 years, Hamel has authored 15 articles for the Harvard Business Review and is the most reprinted author in the Review's history. Since 1983 he has been on the faculty of London Business School, where he is currently Visiting Professor of Strategic and International Management.
Hamel's current venture is the Management Innovation eXchange (MIX), an open collaboration platform aimed at reinventing management. The MIX brings together CEOs, academics, and management experts with executives and managers -- indeed, anyone with ideas on how to improve the way organizations are managed so that they are fit to compete in 21st century, organizations that are as resilient, inventive and inspiring as the people who work within them.

Authored Content

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 I bought an e-tablet from…

Unshackling employees

In a WSJ post I promised that I’d lay out a blueprint for building a company that’s as nimble as change itself—and I will, but first I’d like to share an anecdote about a…

Nine ways to identify natural leaders

The need to empower natural leaders isn’t an HR pipedream, it’s a competitive imperative. But before you can empower them, you have to find them. In most companies, the formal…