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Nyenrode Honorary Doctorate for Professor Michael E. Porter
Date:2/20/2009

BREUKELEN, The Netherlands, February 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Nyenrode Business Universiteit has awarded a Honorary Doctoral degree to Professor Michael Porter, icon in the field of microeconomics, competitive strategy and cluster theory. Professor Porter is generally considered as the father of the modern field of strategy and the world's most influential thought leader in the field of management and competitive strategy. Professor Porter will receive the Honorary Doctorate on Wednesday May 13, in Breukelen. Earlier that day he will take part in the official opening of the Nyenrode Institute of Life Sciences and Healthcare and will give a short lecture on the Dutch Biotech Cluster. Professor Porter's promotor is Professor Dr. Fred van Eenennaam, Director of the Nyenrode Strategy Center and chairman of the Nyenrode Institute of Life Sciences and Healthcare. Professor Porter has a longstanding relationship with Nyenrode and the Nyenrode Strategy Center led by prof. dr. Fred van Eenennaam.

Prof. dr. Bert de Groot, Dean en Rector Magnificus: "Professor Porter has great influence on the field of business administration. Nyenrode admires his contributions to science, economy and society and we feel very honored that he has accepted our Honorary Doctorate. Porter's leadership and devoted efforts to society inspire scholars and students worldwide."

Professor Porter, professor at the Harvard Business School, has done groundbreaking work in the field of competitive strategy. His The Competitive Advantage of Nations, presents a theory of how nations and regions compete and their sources of economic prosperity.

The ideas of professor Porter form the basis for courses on strategy and competitiveness, and are being taught to students of economics and business administration worldwide. His more recent work focuses on the application of competitive strategy to social issues, the healthcare system, corporate social responsibility, philanthropy and leadership.

Next to his academic career, professor Porter has held several positions as strategy advisor to the top management of many leading U.S. and international companies.

Professor Porter plays an active role in advising U.S. and foreign governments. He is actively involved in U.S. economic policy making with the Executive Branch, Congress, and international organizations.

On May 13 professor Porter will also be a key note speaker at the opening seminar of the Nyenrode Institute of Life Sciences and Healthcare.


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