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Back2Better Webinar: The New Long Life with Lynda Gratton

We are excited to partner up with Executive Networks to bring an exclusive collection of new resources for navigating change through the Back2Better webinar series, which includes 50 Webinars in 50 Weeks. The series officially kicks off in September and focuses on real-time actionable insights from the world’s top business leaders, academics, and HR...

Thinkers50 Announces Partnership in New European Rendanheyi Research Centre

Today, Thinkers50 is announcing a new partnership with the Haier Model Research Institute to establish the European Rendanheyi Research Centre. Rendanheyi – a Chinese word which fuses the words for employee and user value – is the highly innovative management model used by Haier. It has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, as a case study...

Thinkers50 Announces Partnership in New European Rendanheyi Research Centre

Thinkers50 Announces Partnership in New European Rendanheyi Research Centre London 10 June 2020 Today, Thinkers50 is announcing a new partnership with the Haier Model Research Institute to establish the European Rendanheyi...

Design The Work You Love (Rita McGrath)

About the Author Ayse Birsel Designer and Author Co-founder and creative director of the award winning design and innovation studio, Birsel + Seck.  Ayse Birsel was named to the Thinkers50 Radar.  Learn more about her here. ...

Leading High Performing Virtual Teams through the Pandemic

Whilst some leaders are enjoying the experience of their teams achieving  great feats and demonstrating levels of high performance previously unimaginable before the pandemic, other leaders are not having it so easy. Some managers say their teams are responding less positively to new ways of working and are discontent with practical attempts to manage...

How to Harness Disruption and Reinvent Your Career

During times of economic upheaval, many of us – by choice or necessity – start to think about how to reinvent our professional lives. Whitney Johnson is a fellow member of the Thinkers50 community, author of Disrupt Yourself, and an expert on how you can leverage disruption in your own career – a topic of great interest to me since I wrote my first...

Organizational Agility in Practice

Organizational Agility in Practice A research initiative by ECSI and Thinkers50 About the ResearchECSI and Thinkers50 teamed up to develop this White Paper on Organizational Agility, a research initiative on the adoption of agile for...

Going forward, not backward

We appear to be headed into a lose-lose trap. By testing and isolating, we have tried to flatten the curve more than stop the coronavirus, in the hope that some vaccine or miracle drug will come along. Short of that, our choice may be coming down to killing our economies by keeping them closed or opening them up at the risk of killing more of ourselves....

The Vijay Govindarajan Video Series: Series Finale

The Vijay Govindarajan Video Series: Series Finale We have come to the end of our journey through the three boxes of Vijay Govindarajan’s Breakthrough Innovation video series. As a final wrap, VG explains that the Three Box Solution is not just applicable to innovation with an organization; you can also use the three...

Buyology for a Coronavirus World

Buyology for a Coronavirus World A new chapter of Buyology is now available from Martin Lindstrom. Foreword by Stuart Crainer, co-founder of Thinkers50, is below. Undercover Boss is a popular TV series. The format is simple:...

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