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Winners 2006: The 48th Annual McKinsey Awards: Recognizing Excellence in Management Thinking
Longtime readers of Harvard Business Review will know that the McKinsey Awards, now in their 48th year, recognize the articles most likely to have a lasting influence on management. Every year, a panel of judgesâ€”distinguished leaders from business, the nonprofit sector, and the academyâ€”select the two best articles out of a field of around 90.
Harvard Business Review is pleased to announce that Michael E. Porter and Mark R. Kramer, the coauthors of â€œStrategy and Society: The Link Between Competitive Advantage and Corporate Social Responsibility,â€? have won the first-place 2006 McKinsey Award. Gary Hamel, the author of â€œThe Why, What, and How of Management Innovation,â€? is the second-place winner.