Thinkers50 is the world’s most reliable resource for identifying, ranking, and sharing the leading management ideas of our age.

Thinkers50 began in 2001 as a ranking of the world’s most influential management thinkers.

Today, it publishes five prestigious lists:

Thinkers50
Ranking

The original and pre-eminent global ranking of management and business thinkers.

since 2001

Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Awards

The ‘Oscars of management thinking’ (Financial Times), presented every two years for outstanding contributions in multiple award categories.

since 2011

Thinkers50
Hall of Fame

The giants of management thinking whose ideas have made a lasting contribution to management and business.

since 2013

Thinkers50
Radar

The 30 management and business thinkers to watch, published annually, every January.

since 2016

Thinkers50
Booklists

A curated guide to the very best books on management. A neat shelf of must-have books for busy managers.

since 2022

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The Best New Management Books of 2023

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10 MANAGEMENT CLASSICS FOR 2023

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