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May 12, 2014
| Business Standard
Initiative overload is an ailment that permeates nearly every large company. Here’s a practical set of guidelines to prevent initiative overload when possible and mitigate its effects when not.
April 29, 2014
India's healthcare ecosystems -- the roles of government, private players, tech and regulations--are still evolving.
April 04, 2014
| Performance Improvement | Businessworld
With India experiencing seven consecutive quarters of sub-5 per cent GDP growth after a dismal third-quarter figure of 4.7 per cent and core sector output falling to 1.6 per cent in January, more companies are looking for out-of-the-box methods to enhance performance, capture growth and reduce
April 02, 2014
| Consumer Products | Singapore Business Times
THESE would seem like the best of times for the grocery business in emerging Asia. Home to about 44 per cent of the world's population, Asia's emerging markets boast macro trends that would delight any retailer: healthy GDP growth, a rapidly rising middle class and populations that are steadily
March 26, 2014
| Private Equity | Bain report
Bain & Company’s in-depth annual look at the Indian private equity industry evaluates what PE funds can do to thrive despite the headwinds in India's private equity landscape.
March 12, 2014
| Consumer Products | Forbes.com
Home to about 44% of the world’s population, Asia’s emerging markets boast macro trends that would delight any retailer: healthy GDP growth, a rapidly rising middle class and populations that are steadily moving into cities, where the economics of distribution favor modern trade. By Bain & Company
March 07, 2014
| Public Sector & Government | Bain report
India's government has been making strategic investments to improve women’s and children’s health. While government agencies and nonprofits have begun to pinpoint the areas of maximum impact, success will require strong participation from the public, private and philanthropic sectors.
March 04, 2014
| Healthcare | The Economic Times
India's healthcare outlook is troubling. A tsunami of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as cancer, cardiac ailments, and diabetes is hitting our shores. That means economic loss, besides being the leading cause of death: Responsible for more than six—and up to eight—in 10 deaths in urban
February 12, 2014
| Retail | Bain Brief
Despite the dazzling macro trends that make emerging Asia so attractive to grocery retailers, there are a host of obstacles that also make this region a tricky one. We’ve identified the nine critical rules any successful company must follow to win in this region, and three important
January 23, 2014
| Performance Improvement | Forbes.com
Procurement represents the lion’s share—as much as 80%—of overall costs in some industries, and companies like Wal-Mart and Apple have demonstrated that procurement leaders are cost leaders in their industries, with a clear edge over rivals. Nowhere is the pressure to improve procurement as intense