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.

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...
Larry Greiner - ToolsHero

Larry Greiner

Larry Greiner (1933) is Professor Emeritus of Management and Organization at the University of Southern California (United States). He is especially famous for his development of the Greiner Growth Model for organizations. This strategic...
Kurt Lewin - ToolsHero

Kurt Lewin

Kurt Lewin (1890 - 1947) was a German-American psychologist, who is known as one of the modern pioneers of social, organizational and applied psychology. Kurt Lewin is recognized as the founder of the first study...
Vilfredo Pareto - ToolsHero

Vilfredo Pareto

Vilfredo Pareto (1848 - 1923) was an Italian engineer, sociologist, economist, scientist and philosopher. During his career he made several important contributions to economics, including a study of national income distribution and tools to...
Robert Cialdini - ToolsHero

Robert Cialdini

Robert Cialdini (1945) is a psychologist, researcher, author and speaker in the field of psychology, and particularly the theme of influence and persuasion. Robert Cialdini ’s famous theory, the Six principles of influence, is...
Henry Gantt - ToolsHero

Henry Gantt

Henry Gantt (1861 – 1919) was an American engineer and famous management consultant. He was best known for his planning methodology, the Gantt Chart. This methodology helped him realize major infrastructure projects including the...
Igor Ansoff - ToolsHero

Igor Ansoff

Igor Ansoff (1918- 2002) was a prominent Russian American mathematician and scientist. He is known as the father of Strategic management and his development of the strategy model, the Ansoff matrix. Biography Igor Ansoff Igor Ansoff ’s...
Fred Wiersema - ToolsHero

Fred Wiersema

Fred Wiersema is a visionary in the area of customer strategy. He is also known for his contribution of the development of the value and growth disciplines. Fred Wiersema biography Fred Wiersema possesses a Dutch nationality. He...
Everett Rogers biography & books - diffusion of innovation | ToolsHero

Everett Rogers

Everett Rogers (1931-2004) was a communication specialist, sociologist, writer and teacher. He is best known for his theory about the diffusion of innovations theory in which he introduced the term ‘early adopter’ or pioneer. Biography...


Ambidextrous Leadership - toolshero

Ambidextrous Leadership

HACCP plan - toolshero


ERP system / Enterprise Resource Planning - toolshero

ERP system


Conjoint Analysis (CA)

Five Canons of Rhetoric - ToolsHero

Five Canons of Rhetoric


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