The Thinkers 50

Top 50 Thinkers: Tomorrow's Ideas, Today

Top 50 Thinkers: Tomorrow's Ideas, Today

The Top 50 Business Thinkers Of the World

The Top 50 Business Thinkers Of the World

Innovating Globally

Innovating Globally

The Dawn of Reverse Innovation

The Dawn of Reverse Innovation

Ready Steady Go!

Ready Steady Go!

  • Managing the generation gap

    Managing the generation gap

    Tammy Erickson is an author and expert on organizations and the changing workforce and, in particular, the generational differences between workers today. She has also done extensive research on how corporations innovate through collaboration

  • Keeping Top Talent In A Down Economy

    Keeping Top Talent In A Down Economy

    How do managers boost the performance of employees when business is down? That question is the focus of a new book by Sylvia Ann Hewlett. Top Talent explores the wide range of tools and techniques available to employers struggling with both how to motivate and keep the loyalty of workers and managers

  • Think strategy. Think big

    Think strategy. Think big

    Bernd Schmitt is Robert D. Calkins Professor of International Business at Columbia Business School in New York, where he directs the Centre on Global Brand Leadership.This professor, author and consultant finds customers fascinating; he even coined the term “customer experience”. Schmitt works with forward thinking companies to improve their insights into customer behaviour

  • Guru on the Radar: David Bach's Nonmarket Strategy

    Guru on the Radar: David Bach's Nonmarket Strategy

    Identified by the Thinkers 50 as a guru to watch, David Bach is dean of programmes at Spain’s IE Business School. He believes that companies need to give equal weight to how they manage relationships with governments, regulators, non-government organizations, the media and society at large. This is what he calls nonmarket strategy.

  • The Thinkers 50: A Quick List

    The Thinkers 50: A Quick List

    The 50 who made it to the list of established world changers

  • D'Aveni: Commoditization is one of the most virulent forms of hypercompetition

    D'Aveni: Commoditization is one of the most virulent forms of hypercompetition

    One of the fastest risers in the 2009 ranking, Richard D’Aveni is the author of Beating the Commodity Trap (Harvard Press, 2010). D’Aveni is Professor of Strategic Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. His other bestselling books are Hypercompetition and Strategic Supremacy.

  • The Top Management Gurus of Today

    The Top Management Gurus of Today

    The full map of those who made it to the elite group of The Thinkers 50 global listing

  • CK Prahalad: Can you make profits and will the poor accept new technologies?

    CK Prahalad: Can you make profits and will the poor accept new technologies?

    CK Prahalad topped the Thinkers 50 in 2007 for the first time. Now, reaffirmed as the world’s leading business thinker, he shared his views on what changed in his latest edition of Bottom of the Pyramid

  • Henry Mintzberg's Leadership Formulas

    Henry Mintzberg's Leadership Formulas

    Henry Mintzberg, the guru who is known to never mince words, talks about coming full circle with his new book

  • Virgin would Never Recruit Branson

    Virgin would Never Recruit Branson

    Reading Ricardo Semler’s book 'Maverick!' changed the way Henry Stewart managed his IT training business, Happy, and now he is spreading the word

  • Integrative Thinking

    Integrative Thinking

    What links great leaders, Roger Martin says, is "a predisposition to and capacity to hold in their heads two opposing ideas at once.”