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Stop Training Your Employees To Not Try

Joseph Lalonde

Prahalad wrote about in one of their books. Worse, organizations often punish their employees for trying something new and failing. And the employees don’t understand why they can’t attempt something new. This makes me think about the monkey experiment Gary Hamel and C.K. In the room is a pole with bananas at the top.

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Competitive Advantage from the Bottom of the Pyramid


Prahalad , the brilliant management guru. Instead, Prahalad introduces a new framework, the 4 As – Awareness, Access, Affordability and Availability. Prahalad which represents the model of applying the 4As along with target costing to fit economic affordability of BoP. Strategy bottom of the pyramid prahalad strategy'


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The Strategy Book

Leading Blog

The tools include: SWOT analysis, Porter's 5 forces of competition, McKinsey's 7-S framework, BCG’s product portfolio matrix, Kim and Mauborgne's blue ocean, Kaplan and Norton's balanced scorecard, Mintzberg’s deliberate and emergent, Prahalad's bottom of the pyramid and twenty-one more. * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal (..)

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Late Dr. C. K. Prahalad’s Business Wisdom


After my talk at Ahmedabad Management Association recently, I was gifted with a book titled “Purely Prahalad – Business Wisdom from Late Dr. C. Prahalad’s thoughts”. Gift of thoughts is the best gift we can receive. This book is compiled and edited by AMA’s team. It is a brilliant collection of useful gems.

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Making Your Products Accessible to Underserved Markets

Harvard Business Review

Case-in-point: the Bottom of the Pyramid theory, created by Indian-American researcher and author CK Prahalad. Prahalad argued that the world’s poorest people constituted the “bottom of the pyramid” (BoP) and presented a massive opportunity for the world’s wealthiest companies.

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Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi on “The Coherence Premium”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Prahalad Gary Hamel Harvard Business Review HBR Blog Network HBR email alerts Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi on "The Coherence Premium"' To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. * * * Sustainable, superior returns accrue […].

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Yves Doz and Keeley Wilson: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Prahalad, a close colleague and friend, he is at the origin of the integration responsiveness (I/R) grid, which became a core framework in international management. Yves Doz is Professor of Strategic Management and Solvay Chaired Professor of Technological Innovation, INSEAD. Together with C.K. Their book, The Multinational [.].