The award was given to Dr. Kapoor for his contribution to the study and evolution of the concepts of competitiveness internationally and for India
New Delhi: Dr. Amit Kapoor, Honorary Chairman, Institute of Competitiveness, India was presented with Competitiveness Hall of Fame award for his exemplary contribution in the field. The award was presented by founder Professor Michael E. Porter, Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School, on the occasion of successful completion of 10 years of the institute.
The distinctive honor- Competitiveness Hall of Fame- is awarded to those dignitaries who with their academic and research contributions to the Competitiveness network have made a positive influence on the society. The Competitiveness network comprises of both universities and business schools spread across the globe, which are more than 100.
The award was given to Dr. Kapoor for his contribution to the study and evolution of the concepts of competitiveness internationally and for India specifically. Only 9 people globally have been admitted to this hall of fame.
At a formal ceremony, attended by over 140 academicians from 78 universities worldwide, Professor Porter appreciated Dr. Amit Kapoor’s contribution in setting up the Institute for Competitiveness (India), launching the Journal of Competitiveness and Strategy, and engendering commendable work that has been done in relationship to benchmarking locations in India.
Reading the citation Professor Michael Porter said “Amit has been associated with Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School since 2003. He formed an Institute for Competitiveness, India as an affiliate of Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School that has gone on to become very influential and visible in his home country of India.”
Dr. Amit Kapoor is Honorary Chairman at Institute for Competitiveness, studying firms, clusters and economies and is the author of India City Competitiveness Report, India State Competitiveness Report, and India State Sustainability Report amongst others. He is an affiliate faculty for the Microeconomics of Competitiveness & Value Based Health Care Delivery courses of Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School.