January 31, 2006

News & Opinion: C.K. Prahalad - Business Prophet

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 6:46 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

BusinessWeek ran a six page profile of C.K. Prahalad (sub. needed) in their January 23, 2005 issue.

Fact about the author:

Profession: University of Michigan professor, speaker, and consultant

Clients: Citibank, Phillips, Phillip Morris

Description of style from past client: "...mean, but it was effective."

Books he has authored: Competing For The Future (1994 with Gary Hamel), Fortune At The Bottom of The Pyramid (2004), The Future of Competition (2004 with Venkat Ramaswamy)

What C.K. stands for: Coimbatore Krishnarao

About Dylan Schleicher

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