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Thinkers50 is the world’s most reliable resource for identifying, ranking, and sharing the leading management ideas of our age. We are based in London, with partners and affiliations around the globe. Our ambition is to provide innovative access to ideas with the power to make the world a better place.
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Thinkers50 & HAIER announce the Business Ecosystem Alliance
More than 20 organizations and experts from 11 countries
have signed on to support the Business Ecosystem Alliance
insight to impact powered by Thinkers50 and Outthinker
Every six weeks we begin an interactive adventure led by one of the world’s top business thinkers, then arm you with actionable tools and a cross-industry peer group, enabled by a state-of-the-art learning platform … to help you transform insight to impact.
Exclusive live & interactive events
Fresh, insightful, provocative ideas in the complex world of management thinking. Articles, podcasts, blogs, and interviews feature our ranked thinkers, award winners, and others with big ideas to share.
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Faced with the choice of starting a company or joining a large corporation, Steve Jobs believed that it was ‘more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy’. But for innovators inside established companies, making a distinction between being a pirate and joining the navy is a fallacy. We have to figure out a way to become pirates in the navy!
Strategy@Work returns on 22 October to answer hard questions by unlocking the truth about transformation and challenge leaders to think outside the box and re-examine the way organizations operate. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwbE5dEuv8s The Strategy@Work Virtual...
Qingdao, China: On 16 September 2020, the Business Ecosystem Alliance announced the winners of the inaugural Zero Distance Awards. The announcement was made at the annual Rendanheyi1 Conference hosted by the Haier Group, which this year was held virtually,...
RANKING, AWARDS & RADAR
Every two years, Thinkers50 salutes the leading business and management ideas of our age with our Ranking of Management Thinkers and our awards for distinguished achievement in a number of specific management categories. Our annual Radar list introduces emerging thinkers with the potential to make lasting contributions to management theory and practice.
THINKERS50 BOOKS & PUBLISHING
Thinkers50 publishes important titles that do not fit conventional publishing parameters, but that merit a place in business and management literature. In addition, we partner with Unbound publishers to promote crowdfunding of select titles.
2001: Two maverick Englishmen disrupt business and management with the first ever ranking of management thinkers. Quickly recognized globally as the premier work of its kind, the Thinkers50 Ranking has been published every two years since.
2011: Thinkers50 introduces Distinguished Achievement Awards, expanding its biennial salute to the leading business and management ideas of our age.
2021: The next Thinkers50 Gala will be held at London’s Guildhall on Tuesday 16 November 2021, featuring announcement of our 11th biennial ranking of management thinkers. Save the date!