To the brainy, the spoils

As the need for management consultants increases, Bain & Company's managing director Bob Bechek weighs in on the competition between the Big Four. Despite the increasing need for firms that can perform repeatable work, the growing competition between the Big Four is not as fierce as might be expected. According to Bechek, competition with the Big Four is up "very slightly in the past few years," having only increased by a "couple of percentage points."