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2009 Thinkers50 Ranking & Awards

London, October 12, 2009

Ranking of Management Thinkers

C. K. Prahalad#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 Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell is an award winning staff writer for the New Yorker magazine.  

#3 Paul Krugman

American economist who is the Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and a columnist for The New York Times.

#4 Steve Jobs

American business magnate, entrepreneur, industrial designer, investor, and media proprietor.

#5 W. Chan Kim & Renée Mauborgne

Inventors of the ground-breaking “blue ocean strategy”, paving the way for organizations to break out of fixed market boundaries, and create a whole new space.