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.

Peter Senge - ToolsHero

Peter Senge

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...
Robert Blake - ToolsHero

Robert Blake

Robert Blake (1918 - 2004) was an American management theoretician. Together with Jane S. Mouton, Blake developed the Managerial Grid model in 1954, which was based on field research. This Managerial Grid model is...
Robin Cooper - Toolshero

Robin Cooper

Robin Cooper is professor of financial management in the area of designing and practising of costing systems. He is the founder of financial systems like the M-approach and Activity Based Costing. Biography Robin Cooper Robin Cooper obtained...
Michael Treacy - ToolsHero

Michael Treacy

Michael Treacy is a professor of management and has over 30 years of experience dealing with organizational issues in the field of market leadership. His ideas about value and growth disciplines, together with Fred...
Claus Otto Scharmer - ToolsHero

Claus Otto Scharmer

Claus Otto Scharmer is Senior lecturer in the area of Organization Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is also the founder and director of the Presencing Institute and developer of the...
Paul Hersey - ToolsHero

Paul Hersey

Paul Hersey (1931-2012) was a renowned educationalist, entrepreneur, trainer, consultant and a leading authority on management and situational leadership. One of the best-known theories Hersey developed with Ken Blanchard is the Situational Leadership Model....
Mathieu Weggeman - ToolsHero

Mathieu Weggeman

Mathieu Weggeman (1953) is Professor of Organizational Science and in particular of Innovation Management at the Eindhoven University of Technology. In addition he is a strategic associate at Squarewise and runs his own practice...
Derek Abell - ToolsHero

Derek Abell

Derek Abell is Professor Emeritus and co-founder of the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT), which is established in Berlin, Germany. Derek Abell is also famous for his (further) developed business definition model,...
Malcolm Baldrige - ToolsHero

Malcolm Baldrige

Malcolm Baldrige jr. (1922 - 1987) was especially famous for his role as United States Secretary of Commerce. He was arguably one of the most prominent leaders in the world. Biography Malcolm Baldrige In 1944 Malcolm Baldrige...
Mary Jo Bitner - ToolsHero

Mary Jo Bitner

Mary Jo Bitner (1950) is a well-known professor and active researcher in the field of services and services marketing. In addition to her ground breaking research in the services sector, she has also contributed...


Hoshin Kanri Matrix - ToolsHero

Hoshin Kanri

Heckscher Ohlin Model - ToolsHero

Heckscher Ohlin Model


Linear Programming - ToolsHero

Linear Programming

Active Listening - ToolsHero

Active Listening

Monte Carlo Simulation Example - ToolsHero

Monte Carlo Simulation


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