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.
2019 Founders' Award Winner Announced
2019 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
Awards Gala November 18, 2019
Fresh, insightful, provocative insights 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.
Today’s guest is Zeynep Ton. Zeynep is an adjunct associate professor in Operations Management at MIT Sloan School of Management and co-founder of the nonprofit Good Jobs Institute (GJI). Before MIT Sloan, Zeynep spent seven years on the faculty at...
My research will help organizations better understand three key issues. Firstly, why employees actively choose not to tell their leaders about the things they need to hear. Secondly, how employees get heard and how do we get ideas out of their heads and into the open...
Senior Partner of Box of Crayons and one of the world’s top coaches, Michael Bungay Stanier asks me my views about failure and success. He asks how do you see them, what do you learn from them? Why do you keep writing books? Why do you keep throwing stuff out into the...
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.
2011: Thinkers50 introduces Distinguished Achievement Awards, expanding its biennial salute to the leading business and management ideas of our age.
2019: Thinkers50 2019 will be held in London on 18 November 2019, featuring the announcement of the 10th biennial ranking and presentation of the 2019 Distinguished Achievement Awards.