About 12manage

Overview of 12manage

Organizational Purpose

12manage was founded in 2006 to make management know-how available all over the world.

In particular for people who can not afford an MBA.


12manage is a global knowledge platform about management. We facilitate the exchange of management know-how and experiences between our members. By doing so we aim to contribute to the societal and scientific interest of raising the professional standard of the management of organizations.
The members of our network are mostly senior managers (60%), as well as management specialists (20%) and management academics (20%).

Our knowledge centers are referenced by 1,000,000 members. See also: What people think of 12manage.

Knowledge Centers about Management

12manage provides for each management method, model or concept: a concise description, its history, calculation, usage and application, process steps, strengths and benefits, limitations and disadvantages, assumptions and conditions, references, as well as an interactive member forum.
Premium members have additional access to best practices, expert tips, powerpoint presentations, micro-learning videos, resources, and recent news for each method.

Our explanations focus on concepts that are both scientifically accepted and applicable in management practice.

12 Disciplines, 12 Languages

All management knowledge centers are classified into 12 management disciplines: Change & Organization, Communication & Skills, Decision-making & Valuation, Ethics & Responsibility, Finance & Investing, Human Resources, Knowledge & Intangibles, Leadership, Marketing, Program & Project Management, Strategy and Supply Chain & Quality.

All management disciplines and knowledge centers are available in English, plus the following 12 languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.

Management Dictionary and More

12manage also provides a Management Dictionary with 2000 entries, Management Issues, a Management Start Page, and useful Management Links. We distribute a weekly newsletter.

Special Interest Groups

12manage members can participate in our SIGs, allowing to network and exchange information with peers all over the world. There is a SIG for each management knowledge center in each language.

Editor, Contributors

12manage is edited independently (Editor). We try to make using 12manage as simple and user-friendly as possible. We'd like to thank those that made a contribution to 12manage, including the most important people, see our Wall of Fame.

Contact Us?

12manage B.V.

Attention of Jaap H.M. de Jonge

Hollandse Hout 273

8244 GM Lelystad

The Netherlands

Phone: +31 320 417 980



Predominantly senior managers. Decision-makers at academic or MBA level, working in large firms. Most of them are considering 12manage extremely useful.

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