Professor Henry Mintzberg has been selected to receive the 2014 CK Prahalad Distinguished Scholar-Practitioner Award given by the Strategic Management Society. This prize, created in 2011 to honour the legacy of CK Prahalad, is awarded annually to a scholar-practitioner who has used applied learning to influence how theory and research guide practice. Special attention is given to a scholar-practitioner whose contributions have shaped the understanding of global strategic leadership.
The Strategic Management Society brings together the worlds of reflective practice and thoughtful scholarship. The Society consists of nearly 3,000 members representing a kaleidoscope of backgrounds and perspectives from more than 80 different countries. Membership, composed of academics, business practitioners, and consultants, focuses on the development and dissemination of insights on the strategic management process, as well as on fostering contacts and interchange around the world.