CK PRahalad

CK Prahalad

CK Prahalad reached across boundaries and expanded possibilities with his uncompromising emphasis on impactful research. Although his academic career was stellar, his work had an even greater impact on corporate leaders. Through a series of breakthrough ideas, his research changed the business world and helped improve people's lives.


2009

Was conferred the Padma Bhushan, which is third in the hierarchy of civilian awards by the Government of India

 

 

2005

Awarded the Faculty Pioneer Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to Social and Environmental Stewardship by the Aspen Institute and World Resources Institute.

 

 

2005

Named the Paul and Ruth McCracken Distinguished University Professor, Corporate Strategy and International Business of the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

 

 

2004

The Future of Competition: Co-creating Unique Value with Customers, co-authored with Venkat Ramaswamy, was published

 

 

2004

Elected the Economic Times “Global Indian 2004", by a blue panel jury of business leaders in India

 

 

2004

The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty through Profit was published

 

 

2003-2004

Member of the UN commission on Poverty and the Private Sector, constituted by The Secretary General of the United Nations

 

 

2000

Received the Lal Bahadur Shastri Award for Excellence in Management, which was presented by the President of India

 

 

1998

The End of Corporate Imperialism, co-authored with Kenneth Lieberthal, was awarded the Harvard Business Review McKinsey Prize

 

 

1994

Competing for the Future, co-authored with Gary Hamel, was published

 

 

1994

The Core Competence of Corporation was awarded the Maurice Holland Award for Best Paper

 

 

1993

The Dominant Logic: A New Linkage Between Diversity and Performance, co-authored with Richard Bettis, won the Dan and Mary Lou Schendel Best Paper Prize

 

 

1990

The Core Competence of Corporation, co-authored with Gary Hamel, was published and awarded the Harvard Business Review McKinsey Prize

 

 

1989

Strategic Intent, co-authored with Gary Hamel, was published and awarded the Harvard Business Review McKinsey Prize

 

 

1987

The Multinational Mission: Balancing Local Demands and Global Vision, co-authored with Yves Doz, was published

 

 

1987

Was named a Professor of Business Administration, University of Michigan Business School

 

 

1986

The Dominant Logic: A New Linkage Between Diversity and Performance, co-authored with Richard Bettis was published

 

 

1977-1978

Was named an Associate Professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan Business School

 

 

1976-1977

Was named a Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India

 

 

1975

Received a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from Harvard Business School

 

 

1966

Completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India

 

 

1960

Graduated with a B.Sc. from Loyola College, which was part of the University of Madras, located in Chennai, India

 

 

1941

Coimbatore Krishnarao (CK) Prahalad was born in Coimbatore, India, which is located approximately 250 miles from Chennai, India.



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