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     The shortlist for oscars of maNagement thinking

When it was launched in 2001, Thinkers50 was the first-          Awards are made across nine categories; here we focus in
ever global ranking of management thinkers. It has been          on just a few of them, along with some of the nominees.
published every two years since. Over the years, the
scope of Thinkers50 has broadened to include a range             The Thinkers50 Breakthrough Idea Award celebrates a
of activities that support its mission of identifying and        Eureka moment in management. It is given for a radical
sharing the best management thinking in the world.               idea, which has the potential to forever change the way
                                                                 we think about business. Dr Lynda Gratton, Professor
At the end of July they announced the shortlisted nominees       of Management Practice at London Business School and
for 2017’s Distinguished Achievement Awards, which have          influential strategic thinker is on the shortlist, along with
been described as the ‘Oscars of management thinking’.           Andrew Scott, the co-author of The 100 Year Life: Living and
The awards will be made on November 13th. Thinkers50             Working in an Age of Longevity. This book heralds massive
look for ideas with a potential impact that extends beyond       social upheaval – and opportunity for social and commercial
the business world to address issues ranging from social         innovation.
inclusion to building a sustainable model of capitalism.

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