A constantly updating list of some of the best writers and thinkers on better management for knowledge work. Credit for putting me onto many of these thinkers goes to the list that Ed Batista maintains on his site here:

  • Harold Jarche (@hjarche)
    Working on tomorrow’s management models, today. Embracing life in perpetual ßeta. Charter Member of Change Agents Worldwide
    jarche.com
  • BJ Fogg (@bjfogg)
    Stanford innovator & psychologist. Focus on behavior change, persuasion via technology. I work at least 50% in industry. Fun mix.
    bjfogg.com
  • Tom Peters (@tom_peters)
    author, speaker, professional agitator, labeled the Red Bull of management thinking
    tompeters.com
  • Whitney Johnson (@johnsonwhitney)
    Co-founder @claychristensen’s fund; @harvardbiz-er; speaker; coach; short-listed @thinkers50 Future Thinker award; @wsj’s 20 $ tweeters; author @daredreamdo
    whitneyjohnson.com
  • ScottEblin (@ScottEblin)
    Coach, speaker and educator helping next level leaders learn what to pick up and let go to get game changing results. Author of The Next Level.
    eblingroup.com/blog
  • Richard Winters MD (@drrwinters)
    Emergency Physician. IPA CEO. Executive Coach. Med Staff President. Husband. Father. Yogi. Swimmer. Reader. Tea Drinker.
    RichardWinters.com
  • Michael Bungay Stanier (@boxofcrayons)
    author of *Do More Great Work* http://www.DoMoreGreatWork.com ~ and a champion to help stop the busywork
    BoxOfCrayons.biz
  • Daniel Coyle (@DanielCoyle)
    Author of The Talent Code and other books
    thetalentcode.com
  • Charles Duhigg (@cduhigg)
    New York Times reporter, author The Power of Habit (http://bit.ly/pggrIH ), about science of habit formation (http://bit.ly/wvn3ou ).
    charlesduhigg.com
  • huggyrao (@huggyrao)
    Stanford Biz School professor, co-author of Scaling Up Excellence.
    scalingupexcellence.com
  • Richard H Thaler (@R_Thaler)
    Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, co-author of Nudge (2008)
    faculty.chicagobooth.edu/richard.thaler/index.html
  • Atul Gawande (@Atul_Gawande)
    Surgeon, Writer, Researcher, Dilettante.
    gawande.com
  • James Allworth (@jamesallworth)
    Ideas, tech & strategy. Director @Medallia, Co-author @MeasureYourLife, Fellow @ClayChristensen’s thinktank, writer @HarvardBiz Previously: Apple, HBS, ANU
    jamesallworth.com
  • Jonah Berger (@j1berger)
    @Wharton Professor. Speaker. Consultant. Author NYT Bestseller Contagious: Why Things Catch On. Lover of People Puzzles
    jonahberger.com
  • Rod Drury (@roddrury)
    CEO of Xero – Beautiful Accounting Software
    xero.com
  • Bob Sutton (@work_matters)
    Stanford Professor, co-author of upcoming Scaling Up Excellence, author of New York Times bestsellers Good Boss, Bad Boss and The No Asshole Rule
    bobsutton.net
  • Reuven Gorsht (@reuvengorsht) 
    Designing business. Connecting the dots between big ideas, strategy, trends, and technology
    reuvengorsht.com
  • Erik Brynjolfsson (@erikbryn)
    Economics of information and information technology, digitization, strategy, business intelligence & other topics.
    economicsofinformation.com
  • Vivek Wadhwa (@wadhwa)
    Appointments at Duke, Stanford, Emory, and Singularity University. Former entrepreneur. Write for Washington Post, Wall Street Journal
    wadhwa.com
  • Scott Berkun (@berkun)
    Author of The Year Without Pants: http://WordPress.com and The Future of Work and other fine books
    scottberkun.com
  • Naomi Simson (@NaomiSimson)
    Founder http://www.redballoon.com.au Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, Blogger, Business Leader, LinkedIn Influencer
    naomisimson.com
  • Josh Bersin (@Josh_Bersin)
    Corporate Talent, HR, and Learning Analyst and Founder of Bersin by Deloitte, research and advisory services firm focused on corporate talent mgt..
    bersin.com
  • MIT Media Lab @medialab
    News from the MIT Media Lab
    media.mit.edu
  • Kevin Wheeler (@kwheeler)
    Talent Management, recruiting, learning, simulations, emerging trends, HR and related technologies. Futurist, geek, writer, photographer.
    futureoftalent.org
  • Ed Batista (@edbatista)
    Executive coach & Instructor @StanfordBiz. Coaching, leadership, life in SF & the odd random tweet.
    edbatista.com
  • Tristan White (@tristanjwhite)
    I’m a husband, a dad, a blogger, a keynote speaker & an Ironman triathlete. I’m also Founder & CEO of @thephysioco: Australia’s 5th Best Place to Work.
    tristanwhite.com.au
  • Bret L Simmons (@drbret)
    NV Management Prof. Purpose to change your mind about value of creating healthy, responsible organizations where everyone can thrive. @TEDxUofNevada Producer
    bretlsimmons.com
  • Thinkers50 (@thinkers50)
    The home of management ideas
    thinkers50.com
  • Idris Mootee
    Author and strategic innovation expert
    mootee.typepad.com
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