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.

Jeff Hiatt (Prosci) - ToolsHero

Jeff Hiatt

Jeff Hiatt (Jeffrey M. Hiatt) is an entrepreneur and author who created the ADKAR model. The model derived from research he performed and is additionally presented in his book ‘ADKAR: a model for change...
Genichi Taguchi - ToolsHero

Genichi Taguchi

Genichi Taguchi (1 January 1924 – 2 June 2012) was a statistician and engineer who is best known for his quality control methods that improve quality and reduce costs. He created the Taguchi methods...
Carl Rogers - ToolsHero

Carl Rogers

Carl Rogers (Carl Ransom Rogers; 8 January 1902 – 4 February 1987) is an American psychologist and author, and he is one of the originators of the humanistic approach to psychology and Person-Centered Therapy...
Albert Bandura - ToolsHero

Albert Bandura

Albert Bandura (born 4 December 1925) is a globally recognized psychologist, author, and Professor Emeritus at Stanford University. He made valuable contributions to the field of psychology, including social cognitive and personality psychology. Albert...
Isabel Myers - ToolsHero

Isabel Myers

Isabel Myers (Isabel Briggs Myers; 18 October 1897 – 5 May 1980) was an American author and psychological theorist who created together with her mother the personality type test Myers Briggs Type Indicator. The...
Katharine Briggs - ToolsHero

Katharine Briggs

Katharine Briggs (Katharine Cook Briggs; 2 January 1875 – 10 July 1978) is the co-creator of the personality type test Myers-Briggs Type Indicator which she created together with her daughter. The test makes Carl...
Max Wertheimer - ToolsHero

Max Wertheimer

Max Wertheimer (15 April 1880 - 12 October 1943) was an Austro-Hungarian psychologist and philosopher. He created the Phi phenomenon which forms the basis of Gestalt psychology. His work created a foundation of psychological...
Victor Vroom - ToolsHero

Victor Vroom

Victor Vroom (Victor Harold Vroom; 9 August 1932) is a professor emeritus of management and professor of psychology at the Yale School of Management. He is an expert in analyzing psychological behavior on leadership...
William Ouchi - ToolsHero

William Ouchi

William Ouchi (William G. "Bill" Ouchi; 1943) is an American Emeritus Professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is an author and expert in the field of management and organizational systems. William...
Walt Disney - ToolsHero

Walt Disney

Walt Disney (Walter Elias Disney; 5 December 1901 – 1966) is one of the most globally known American film producer, film director, voice actor, business magnate, and philanthropist. He transformed the entertainment industry and...


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