Who is the worlds most influential individual?

The magazine ‘global focus’, edited by EFMD, the European Foundation for Management Development, asked interviewees to consider which individuals have had the greatest influence on management education over the last 20 years.

Global Focus, the magazine of EFMD, rated Peter Lorange of the Business School "Lorange Institute of Business" as number 5 of the world's most influential individuals in the field of management educationClick the image to download a pdf with the results

Two people were mentioned by over 50% and rank on top of the list: Peter Drucker and Henry Minzberg who both stressed management as practice.

We were nevertheless most surprised and very happy indeed when we discovered that our president, the founder of the Lorange Institute of Business, Dr. Peter Lorange was rated the 5th most influential individual in the field.

We take our hat off to Peter Lorange and congratulate him on this great achievement.

The Lorange Institute of Business

The ranking from #1 to #5

1. Peter Drucker

2. Henry Minzberg

3. CK Prahalad

4. Michael Porter

5. Peter Lorange
Peter Lorange is the President of the Business School the Lorange Institute of Business




Brussels based EFMD with over 750 member organizations from academia, business, public service and consultancy in 81 countries is a unique forum for information, research, networking and debate on innovation and best practice in management development and is also recognized globally as an accreditation body of quality in management education with established accreditation services for business schools and business school programs, corporate universities and technology-enhanced learning programs.


A critical eye on the management of today

Dear reader

Turbulence is here to stay! and turbulence is good; it offers unique opportunities to gnerate profits. But are we prepared for leading in such turbulent times – for taking advantage of the turbulence?

This and more question are not only subject of my article for “Business Executive”, but also of my latest book “Leading in turbulent times.”

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Cover page of Business Executive, August 11


Peter Lorange