Gary Hamel

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Dr. Gary P. Hamel
Gary Hamel and Eric Schmidt at MLab dinner.jpg
Gary Hamel (left) interviews Eric Schmidt (right)
Born1954[1]
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
OccupationAuthor, professional speaker, consultant, management expert
Websitegaryhamel.com

Dr. Gary P. Hamel (born 1954) is an American management expert. He is a founder of Strategos, an international management consulting firm based in Chicago.

Biography[edit]

Hamel is a graduate of Andrews University (1975) and the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan (1990[2]).

Hamel has been a Visiting Professor of International Business at the University of Michigan (PhD 1990) and at Harvard Business School. He is a visiting Professor of Strategic Management at London Business School.

Work[edit]

Gary Hamel is the originator (with C.K. Prahalad) of the concept of core competencies. He is also the director of the Woodside Institute, a nonprofit research foundation based in Woodside, California. He was a founder of the consulting firm Strategos, serving as chairman until 2003. The UTEK Corporation acquired Strategos in 2008 in an all-stock transaction as reported by the SEC. In 2012 Strategos[3] became an independent strategy and innovation consultancy once again through a management buy-out.

The Wall Street Journal ranked Gary Hamel as one of the world's most influential business thinkers,[4] and Forbes magazine has called him "the world's leading expert on business strategy".[5] In 2013, his name was not present on an updated version of the Wall Street Journal list.[6]

He is also a member of the Reliance Innovation Council formed by Reliance Industries Limited, India.[7]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Competing for the Future (with C. K. Prahalad; Harvard Business School Press, April 1996) ISBN 978-0-87584-716-0
  • Alliance Advantage: The Art of Creating Value Through Partnering (with Yves L. Doz; Harvard Business School Press, September 1998) ISBN 978-0-87584-616-3
  • Strategic Flexibility: Managing in a Turbulent Environment (with C. K. Prahalad, Howard Thomas and Don O'Neal; Wiley, January 5, 1999) ISBN 978-0-471-98473-3
  • Leading the Revolution (Harvard Business School Press, 2000) ISBN 978-0-452-28324-4
  • The Future of Management (with Bill Breen; Harvard Business School Press, September 10, 2007) ISBN 978-1-4221-0250-3
  • What Matters Now: How to Win in a World of Relentless Change, Ferocious Competition, and Unstoppable Innovation (2011) ISBN 978-1-118-12082-8
  • Competence Based Competition (ed., with Aime Heene; John Wiley & Sons, 1994) ISBN 0-471-94397-5
Articles, a selection
  • The Core Competence of the Corporation (with C.K. Prahalad; Harvard Business Review, 1990)
  • Strategic Intent (with C.K. Prahalad; Harvard Business Review, (1989)
  • Corporate Imagination and Expeditionary Marketing (with C.K. Prahalad; Harvard Business Review, 1991)
  • Strategy as Stretch and Leverage (with C.K. Prahalad; Harvard Business Review, 1993)
  • Strategy as Revolution (Harvard Business Review, 1996)
  • Bringing Silicon Valley Inside (Harvard Business Review, 1999)
  • The Quest for Resilience (with Liisa Välikangas; Harvard Business Review, 2003)
  • "Funding Growth in an Age of Austerity" (with Gary Getz; Harvard Business Review, July–August 2004)
  • The Why, What, and How of Management Innovation (Harvard Business Review), 84, 2006.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gary Hamel: the search for a new strategic platform, Free Online Library.
  2. ^ Dividend (PDF), University of Michigan, 1993.
  3. ^ Strategos.
  4. ^ "Gary Hamel Sees "More Options: Fewer Grand Visions"". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved October 26, 2009.
  5. ^ Kneale, Klaus (October 13, 2009). "In Pictures: The 10 Most Influential Business Gurus". Forbes. Retrieved October 26, 2009.
  6. ^ "Celebrity Economists Make Waves". The Wall Street Journal. July 3, 2013. Retrieved July 4, 2013.
  7. ^ "Innovation", Our company, RIL.

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