Saba and Management Innovation eXchange Form Strategic Alliance to Power Up Gary Hamel Led Community of Leading Experts on Disruptive Management Practices…from Saba


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Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), the premier people cloud provider, today announced its strategic alliance with Management Innovation eXchange (MIX), a community of progressive management innovators architected by Gary Hamel and supported by thought leaders from leading academic institutions including Harvard Business School, Stanford University, University of California Berkeley, and The London Business School as well as business leaders from organizations such as McKinsey & Company, HCL Technologies, Dell, and the Human Capital Institute.

The MIX is an open innovation project aimed at reinventing management for the 21st century. It is founded on the belief that to thrive in the 21st century, organizations must be adaptable, innovative, inspiring and socially accountable, which require a genuine revolution in management principles and practices. Saba whole-heartedly embraces the MIX’s revolutionary vision for the future of management and is proud to collaborate with MIX to accelerate the pace of management innovation by powering its collaborative platform.

As a part of this alliance, Saba’s People Cloud applications will power the MIX platform with collaboration, ideation and conversation capabilities amongst the community of thought leaders and experts dedicated to revolutionizing management principles and practices. As a partner and active participant in the MIX community, Saba will be able to exchange and gain insight into new management ideas and approaches that could better enable the company and its global customer base of 1,400 enterprises and 19 million users to implement leading-edge ideas and practices.

Supporting Quotes:

“Saba’s mission to provide solutions that enable enterprises to power up their people to boost performance and drive results aligns well with the MIX’s goal to reinvent the way enterprises organize resources to productive ends,” stated Bobby Yazdani, chairman and CEO of Saba. “We look forward to joining Gary and other world-renowned experts to share best practices and innovate management methods that help organizations be more effective.”

“Traditional hierarchical management structures inhibit creativity, collaboration and progress,” said Gary Hamel, founding member and architect of the MIX. “The MIX is a platform where trailblazers come to tackle these issues in order to create organizations that are inventive, adaptable and engaging. Saba’s passion for enabling people-driven enterprises makes it a perfect partner for the MIX.”

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Matt Lafata, HRchitect


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