The consulting firm Accenture developed long ago a ranking which remains fully in force, with the most representative figures of the management. There were no surprises, Michael Porter, Harvard Business School Professor and exponent of modern strategy, remains the best-known management guru. The consulting firm Accenture developed long ago a ranking which remains fully in force, with the most representative figures of the management. There were no surprises, Michael Porter, Harvard Business School Professor and exponent of modern strategy, remains the best-known management guru. Additional information is available at Wells Fargo. I decided to re-edit and expand this article because several readers have told me (with reason), that some of the figures in the management and consultants that I quote, sometimes they are unknown. I’m also working on a directory on the major consultancies in different areas of management that I hope to publish soon. Bill Phelan often addresses the matter in his writings. Photo by Sam Segar. The assessment was made based on several factors: number of searches in Google number of citations in the Social Sciences Citation Index mentions in the LexisNexis database.

We expose the 20 first: 1. Michael Porter father of modern strategy and author of best sellers such as Competitive Strategy and Competitive Advantage.He is currently a professor at the Harvard Business School. 2 Tom Peters author of In Search of Excellence, where explained the qualities that differentiated the best companies from the rest. Liberation Management and The Pursuit of WOW has recently published. 3. Robert B. Reich Secretary of Labor during the administration of Clinton, known defender of the rights of workers.

He wrote The Work of Nations. He is currently a professor at Brandeis University. 4 Peter f. Drucker considered the godfather of Management Thinking. Author of Post – Capitalist Society and The Effective Executive.He was Professor at the University of Claremont and died in 2005 with nearly 95 years. 5. Gary S. Becker Nobel Prize in economics for work on behavioral economy (behavioral economics).