Center for Global Resource Leverage: India

Center for Global Resource Leverage: India

Ross School of Business 

Directors: Prof C K Prahalad and Prof M S Krishnan


The Center for Global Resource Leverage: India is a research satellite of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. The Center is located in Bangalore, India. Scholars study the next practices of managers, including how they leverage global resources and access new markets. Another area of interest is the interface between global firms and Indian firms, as well as the issues and challenges associated with maximizing the talent pool and knowledge infrastructure in India.


The center is jointly directed by Professor C.K. Prahalad, the Harvey C. Fruehauf Professor of Business Administration, and Professor M.S. Krishnan, the Michael R. and Mary Kay Hallman Fellow and chair of the Business Information Technology area.

Through the Center’s research and teaching, the following problems and issues will be addressed:

  • How can global and Indian firms benefit from the developing outsourcing relationships?
  • What dynamics define this relationship?
  • What are the points of tension in this relationship, and how can they be resolved?
  • How can companies shape these outsourcing relationships to sustainable, mutually beneficial propositions. India