Management thinkers

Articles which explore the life and works of influential management thinkers, placing their work in context and giving suggestions for further reading

John Adair

Contributions: Management and leadership, People management

Chris Argyris

Contributions: Change management, Management and leadership

Dale Carnegie

Contribution: People management

Robert Cialdini

Contribution: Management and leadership

Stephen R. Covey

Contributions: Management and leadership, People management

Philip Crosby

Contribution: Management and leadership

W Edwards Deming

Contributions: Management and leadership, Innovation

Peter Drucker

Contributions: Management and leadership, Change management

Frederick Herzberg

Contributions: People management, Management and leadership

Geert Hofstede

Contributions: Management and leadership, People management

Kurt Lewin

Contributions: Change management, People management

Charlene Li

Contributions: Marketing, Innovation

Elton Mayo

Contributions: People management, Management and leadership

Albert Mehrabian

Contribution: People management

Robert Owen

Contribution: People management

Claude Shannon

Contribution: Management and leadership

Genichi Taguchi

Contributions: Management and leadership, Innovation

Frederick Winslow Taylor

Contributions: Management and leadership, People management