C.K. Prahalad is Paul and Ruth McCracken Distinguished University Professor of Strategy at the University of Michigan Business School. He is a globally recognized business consultant who has worked with senior management at many of the world's top companies. Prahalad's groundbreaking article, The End of Corporate Imperialism, won the 1998 McKinsey Prize as the year's best Harvard Business Review article. With Professor Stu Hart, he co-authored a seminal working paper The Strategies for the Bottom of the Pyramid, helping to launch a global movement towards private-sector solutions for global poverty.
Prahalad was named the most influential management thinker alive by Thinkers 50 in 2007 and again in 2009.
Read a note from Publisher Timothy C. Moore on the passing of C.K. Prahalad.
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