Welcome to Thinkers50
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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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.
ECSI and Thinkers50 teamed up to develop this White Paper on Organizational Agility, a research initiative on the adoption of agile for organizational design and transformation.
Ayse Birsel interviews Rita McGrath, Professor, Columbia Business School, Bestselling Author and Thinkers50 #1 Achievement Award for Strategy.
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...
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.
As part of its mission of identifying, ranking and sharing the very best in management thinking, Thinkers50 offers a variety of services to individuals and organizations.
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.
2019: Thinkers50 2019 was held in London on 18 November 2019, featuring the announcement of the 10th biennial ranking and presentation of the 2019 Distinguished Achievement Awards.