Publications

  • Top 25 Consultants 2010

    May 20, 2010 | Consulting Magazine | Media mention

    Alan Colberg of Bain & Company's Global Financial Services practice has been named one of 2010's top 25 consultants. Since Alan took the helm of the practice in 2003, it has grown by about 20 percent annually.

  • Admin. shift may ease budget woes

    April 26, 2010 | The Dartmouth | Media mention

    Yale University is in the midst of an administrative overhaul - known as YaleNext - to establish a more efficient, business-like model, according to the Yale Daily News.

  • Don't cut customer service

    February 28, 2010 | Performance Improvement | CEO Forum

    When downturns strike, companies sometimes blindly cut customer service costs, sacrificing service quality in a quest to hit short-term financial targets. When the economy starts recovering, they beef up investments in customer service to win back customers. And find it's too late.

  • Universities turn to consultants to trim budgets

    November 13, 2009 | The New York Times | Media mention

    When Holden Thorp, the chancellor of the University of North Carolina, was looking for ways to cut the university's budget, he did what many executives in private industry do — hired a management consultant.

  • Global supply chain expert Miles Cook appointed to head Bain & Company's global Performance Improvement practice

    November 12, 2009 | Press release

    Performance Improvement, a Core Strategic Capability for Businesses in a World of Globalized Competition, Reduced Demand, Volatile Costs and Tight Credit

  • Bain & Company expands worldwide partner group in response to continued growth

    August 24, 2009 | Press release

    Leading global business consulting firm promotes 13 individuals from Atlanta, Brussels, Dallas, Delhi, London, Milan, New York, Paris, Rome, São Paulo, Sydney and Tokyo

  • Private equity: an unlikely resource for public companies in slow economies

    February 19, 2008 | Primary & Secondary Education | American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research | Media mention

    Orit Gadiesh and Hugh MacArthur, consultants at Bain & Company, have written authoritatively on what public companies can learn from private equity in a new book (Lessons from Private Equity Any Company Can Use, Harvard Business School Press, 2008).

  • The Bain diaspora

    November 30, 2007 | Private Equity | Private Equity International | Media mention

    Tim Sims, the former chairman and managing director of Bain's Australian and African operations states, "The really successful Bain graduate carries a blueprint for the skills which are now recognized as setting apart the highest performing funds in the private equity industry.

  • The unassured future of wireless data

    April 16, 2007 | Telecommunications | BusinessWeek Online

    On the surface, it would seem that text messaging and other wireless data services are becoming commonplace. But the actual patterns of use point to a different scenario—one that makes it much harder for wireless providers to expand their data services profitably. When Bain & Co.

  • Surviving and Thriving in the Telecommunications' Nuclear Winter

    May 29, 2005 | Telecommunications | The Financial Times

    Despite the recent burst of announced mergers, totaling more than $100 billion so far, the telecommunications industry isn't likely to break out of its "nuclear winter" anytime soon.