Michael Porter, author of “Competitive Strategy,” known as the most cited author in business and economics, founder of the modern strategy field and one of the world’s most influential thinkers on management and competitiveness.
Clayton Christensen, author of “The Innovator’s Dilemma” and best known for his theory of “disruptive innovation,” which has been called the most influential business idea of the early 21st century.
Kenichi Ohmae, author of “The Mind of the Strategist” and developer of the 3C’s Model, a strategy model for success through focus on the company, the customers and the competitors.
Henry Mintzberg, author of “The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning” and known for his emphasis on emergent strategy rather than primary focus on deliberate strategy.
Gary Hamel, author of “Competing for the Future” and known as one of the world’s most influential and iconoclastic business thinkers, with concepts such as “strategic intent,” “core competence,” “industry revolution” and “management innovation.”