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Ranking & Distinguished Achievement Awards

2007 Thinkers50 Ranking & Awards

London, November 12, 2007

Ranking of Management Thinkers

#1 C. K. Prahalad

Coimbatore Krishnarao Prahalad was the Paul and Ruth McCracken Distinguished University Professor of Corporate Strategy at University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

#2 Bill Gates

Bill Gates is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation.

#3 Alan Greenspan

American economist who served as Chair of the Federal Reserve of the United States from 1987 to 2006.

#4 Michael Porter

The father of modern business strategy, and the most cited scholar today in economics and business.  

#5 Gary Hamel

The opinionated, sometimes acerbic, voice of contemporary strategy, Hamel brings aphoristic energy to the turgid world of management writing.