Note on Prahalad and Krishnan’s The New Age of Innovation

by: Scott Moore

Publication Date: February 12, 2010
Length: 4 pages
Product ID#: 1-429-032

Core Disciplines: Communications, Information - Technology & Management, Strategy & Management

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In The New Age of Innovation, the late C.K. Prahalad and M.S. Krishnan, professors at the Michigan Ross School of Business, describe both how the creation of value by businesses is going to change, and how information technology (IT) is the tool that will allow them to make that change. This note summarizes, at a very high level, some of this book’s main concepts, focusing on the overview presented in the first chapter.

Teaching Objectives

After reading and discussing the material, students should:

  • Understand the basic concepts of N=1;R=G as presented within Prahalad's and Krishnan's book, The New Age of Innovation.