Zygmunt Bauman is a Polish-British sociologist. He coined the term "liquid modernity" which in his view characterizes the present condition of society.
Chester Irving Barnard was an American business executive, public administrator, and the author of pioneering work in management theory and organizational studies.
Joseph Alois Schumpeter was an Austrian American economist and political scientist. Perhaps the most important Schumpeter’s idea is the concept of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Jim Spohrer has been the Director of IBM Global University Programs since 2009. Between 2003 and 2009, he was the Director of Almaden Services Research with IBM at the IBM Almaden Research Center. In 2003 he founded the first group in IBM Research that focused on a services research at a time when he was in charge of creating win-win relationships between IBM Global Services and venture capital.
Howard Earl Gardner is an American developmental psychologist. He is the author of Multiple Intelligence Theory.
American marketing specialist Philip Kotler is considered one of the leading and best known authorities in the field of marketing.
Adam Smith is considered the founder of modern economics.
Philip B. Crosby was a businessman and author who influenced especially quality management.
Robert Blake was an American management theoretician, and devoted to organizational dynamics.
Karl Erik Sveiby is a leading expert in the field of knowledge management. He is the author of one of the definitions of intellectual capital.