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C. K. Prahalad
Writings, interests, and business experience
C. K. Prahalad is the author of a number of well known works in corporate strategy including The Core Competence of the Corporation (Harvard Business Review, May–June, 1990). He authored several international bestsellers, including: "Competing for the Future"(with Gary Hamel), 1994, "The Future of Competition," (with Venkat Ramaswamy), 2004 and "The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty through Profits," Wharton School Publishing, 2004. His new book with co-author M. S. Krishnan is called The New Age of Innovation.
He was co-founder and became CEO of Praja Inc ("Praja" from a Sanskrit word "Praja" which means "citizen" or "common people"). The goals of the company ranged from allowing common people to access information without restriction (this theme is related to the "bottom of pyramid" or BOP philosophy) to providing a testbed for various management ideas. The company eventually laid off 1/3rd of its workforce and was sold to TIBCO. At the time of his passing he was still on the board of TiE, The Indus Entrepreneurs.
Prahalad has been among top ten management thinkers in every major survey for over ten years. Business Week said of him: "a brilliant teacher at the University of Michigan, he may well be the most influential thinker on business strategy today." He was a member of the Blue Ribbon Commission of the United Nations on Private Sector and Development. He was the first recipient of the Lal Bahadur Shastri Award for contributions to Management and Public Administration presented by the President of India in 2000.
 Honors and awards
- In 2009, he was awarded Pravasi Bharatiya Sammaan 
- In 2009 he was conferred Padma Bhushan 'third in the hierarchy of civilian awards' by the Government of India.
- In 2009 he was named the world's most influential business thinker on the [Thinkers50.com] list, published by The Times .
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Washington, DC: Globally renowned management guru CK Prahalad passed away today after a brief illness at a San Diego hospital, family sources said.
Prahalad, 69, is survived by his wife, a son, and a daughter.
He was a professor of corporate strategy at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and was well known for writing best-sellers on management subjects, including The Fortune At The Bottom Of The Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profit.
Hailing from the textile city of Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, Prahalad did his graduation in science from the Loyola College in Madras and his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
After getting his doctorate from Harvard Business School, Prahalad, who became a reputed corporate thinker, was associated with the University of Michigan.
He was on the board of several top Indian and global companies and institutions like Hindustan Unilever, The Indus Entrepreneurs, and the Washington-based World Resources Institute.
Among Prahalad's popular management and business books were The Future Of Competition: Co-Creating Value With Customers and 'The Multinational Mission, Balancing Global Integration With Local Responsiveness.
His book on the bottom of the pyramid, however, remains the most talked about and is considered relevant for developing economies like India, where businesses have a long way to go before they touch people at the lower end of the economic and social strata.
Condoling his death, Indian industry paid rich tributes to the decorated management professor.
"We have lost an outstanding management guru, a visionary, a great soul who was highly committed to contributing towards India's growth and development," Confederation of Indian Industry director-general Chandrajit Banerjee said in a statement.