VG receiving the President Gold Medal for obtaining first rank in Chartered Accountancy Nationals, 1972.


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Best Paper Award Innovation Management 2012

Innovation Award
2012 Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity Visionary Award for Reverse Innovation

Thinkers 50
Ranked as Number 3 Management Thinker in the World. Won the Breakthrough Idea Award for the $300 House.

McKinsey Award for The Best Article in Harvard Business Review
"Stop The Innovation Wars", HBR, August 2010, Second Place

Fellow of The Strategic Management Society
Honor given to a distinguished group of scholars who have made significant contributions to the theory and practice of strategic management.

Top 5 Management Thinker of Indian Origin
By BusinessWeek

Emerging Business Brain
By London Times

"Winner of the 2006 Accenture Award"
By California Management Review for his article Organizational DNA for Strategic Innovation (co-authored with Chris Trimble)

Top Ten Most Frequently Cited Research Paper on Global Strategy
Among all articles on global strategy published worldwide in all journals during 1991-2000 (reference to "Knowledge Flows and The Structure of Controls in Multinational Corporations," Academy of Management Review, 1991).

Global Indian Thought Leader
Rated by Across The Board

Global Indian Thought Leader
Rated by India Today

Cited as a Top 50 Management Thinker
Rated by London Times

Top Five Most Respected Executive Coach on Strategy
Rated by Forbes

Top Ten Professor in Corporate Executive Education
Rated by Business Week

Top 50 Non-Resident Indian of the Year
By NRI World, the lifestyle and business magazine for Indians living abroad.

Top 10 Indian Global Management Guru
Selected by BusinessWorld as one of the Top Indian-born management gurus who have made it big overseas.

15th Annual Dartmouth Presidential Lecture
Selected by Dartmouth College's President Wright to share expertise on global business strategy

Outstanding Faculty
Named in Business Week Guide to Best Business Schools

Outstanding Teacher of the Year
Voted by MBA students

Top Ten Most Frequently Cited Research Paper
In the 40-year history of the Academy of Management Journal (AMJ) (reference to "Business Unit Strategy, Managerial Characteristics, and Business Unit Effectiveness at Strategy Implementation," with Anil K. Gupta.)

Second Most Frequently Cited Research Paper
Survey of "The Fifty Most-Noted Strategy Works of 1980-1985" by Donald C. Hambrick of Columbia University (reference to "Business Unit Strategy, Managerial Characteristics, and Business Unit Effectiveness at Strategy Implementation," with Anil K. Gupta.)

Top 20 Academic Superstar
In North America for research in strategy and organization by Management International Review

Gluek Best Research Paper Award
In business policy and strategy from the Academy of Management

Academy of Management Hall of Fame
Honorable Mention, Recognition for the number of articles published in the Academy Journals

Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature Award
Robert Bowne Prize For Best Thesis Proposal, Harvard Business School

President's Gold Medal
First rank nationwide in Chartered Accountancy (Equivalent of CPA), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India