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Toolsheroes are leading authorities on proven practices. These persons, often called “gurus“, have very influential ideas or theories about various topics like i.e. management, strategy, marketing, quality management, problem solving, etc.

Toolsheroes are leading authorities on proven practices. These persons, often called “gurus“, have very influential ideas or theories about various topics like i.e. management, strategy, marketing, quality management, problem solving, etc.

Most toolsheroes are scientists, teachers, coaches, consultants, mentors who have the drive to share their knowledge and to help others achieving their practices.These people become highly respected in management circles because their years of study and the many publications and books that they publish. Most of these toolsheroes also speak in public such as seminars, webinars, on tour University colleges and other type of big events.

On the website of ToolsHero, you will find various toolsheroes such as like Tom Peters, Michael Porter, Alexander Osterwalder and many more. All with their own ideas and career background.

All of them have great topics, famous scientific models and theories. We also try to include quotes, if they we’re available, and their publications and books.

Enjoy and suggestions are always welcome.

Edward De Bono biography and books

September 22nd, 2023

Edward De Bono (1933 – 2021) was a physician, writer, inventor and consultant. Edward De Bono was the originator of the term lateral thinking and had developed the famous decision making methods like the Six Thinking Hats, Parallel Thinking

Larry Greiner biography and model

September 18th, 2023

Larry Greiner (1933) is Professor Emeritus of Management and Organization at the University of Southern California (United States). Larry Greiner is especially famous for his development of the Greiner Growth Model for organizations. Biography Larry Greiner Greiner first obtained a…

E. Jerome McCarthy biography and books

September 12th, 2023

E. Jerome McCarthy (February 20, 1928 – December 3, 2015) was an American marketing professor who has lectured at several universities such as Michigan State University and the University of Notre Dame. E. Jerome McCarthy was also the founder of…

Jim Collins biography and books

September 11th, 2023

Jim Collins (James C. Collins; January 25, 1958) is a well-known business consultant, inspirational management speaker, and lecturer. Jim Collins particularly lecturers on company sustainability and growth. Collins authored, and co-authored various long-lasting international bestsellers such as ‘Built to Last’,…

Dr Paul Hersey biography and quotes

September 9th, 2023

Paul Hersey (1931-2012) was a renowned educationalist, entrepreneur, trainer, consultant and a leading authority on management and situational leadership. Paul Hersey biography Paul Hersey received several Academic degrees including a Bachelor’s degree (BSc.) from the Seton Hall University, a…

Igor Ansoff biography and books

September 8th, 2023

Igor Ansoff (1918- 2002) was a prominent Russian American mathematician and scientist. Igor Ansoff is known as the father of strategic management and his development of the strategy model, the Ansoff matrix. Biography The scientific career of Igor Ansoff

Henry Mintzberg biography and books

September 8th, 2023

Henry Mintzberg, OC, OQ, FRSC (1939) is an internationally renowned academic, author and researcher. Henry Mintzberg is currently professor of Management Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. This article highlights besides his…

Herbert A. Simon biography and books

September 8th, 2023

Herbert A. Simon (Herbert Alexander Simon: June 15, 1916 – February 9, 2001) was an American economist, political scientist, sociologist, and psychologist. His primary focus was on researching decision-making within large organizations and was best known for his theories on…

Chris Argyris biography and books

September 8th, 2023

Chris Argyris (1923-2013) was a Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School. The work of Chris Argyris with respect to thinking about relationships of people and organizations, learning organizations and action research is known and recognized throughout the world. Biography Chris…

Erving Goffman biography and theory

September 8th, 2023

Erving Goffman (1922 – 1982) was a Canadian-American sociologist, writer and social psychologist. Erving Goffman is known for his strong influence on American sociology of the twentieth century. This article discusses Goffman’s theory, what he is known for and his…

Peter Senge biography and books

September 8th, 2023

Peter Senge (1947) is an American scientist, teacher and director of the Center for Organizational Learning at de MIT Sloan School of Management. He is known as the author of the book The Fifth discipline (1990). This article contains his…

Peter Block biography and books

September 8th, 2023

Peter Block (born May 9, 1939) is an American author, speaker, and organizational development expert. He has made significant contributions to the field of organizational development and community building through his books, other publications, and consulting firms. Peter Block ’s…
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