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Dr C.K. Prahlad passed away
It is with great shock and sadness that we are passing on this news of Dr C.K. Prahlad's passing away. Dr C (Coimbatore) K Prahalad, Distinguished Professor in the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, and a world authority management principles is best known for his work on social enterprises and the author of the book - Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid.
This was the book which had inspired me and thousands more across the globe to see the rationale behind balancing social and economic success. He was also key in highlighting the simple yet powerful management lessons behind the Dubbawallahs of Mumbai and was instrumental in bringing scores of MBA students from abroad ito study indian BOP/BPL enterprises and operations.Though I had never met him, his book, presentations and lectures have been a great source of inspiration and guidance.
In this age of increasing corporate greed, he was one who showed them the path of doing good and doing it viably . This is the time we need many more CKs!
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