Publications

  • The CEO Agenda: Ambition

    September 30, 2016 | Bain video

    How CEOs can stretch their ambition to reach all aspects of the business, from technology to transformation strategy.

  • The CEO Agenda: Sustainability

    September 30, 2016 | Bain video

    In order to achieve lasting success, a CEO must approach the first years as a marathon rather than a sprint.

  • The CEO Agenda: Strategy into Action

    September 30, 2016 | Bain video

    Great CEOs know how to cut through complexity and keep the organization focused.

  • Thriving in the midst of uncertainty

    September 05, 2015 | The Business Times (Singapore)

    Companies that use a traditional strategy process to cope with uncertainty may find themselves playing catch-up with more nimble rivals.

  • Interactive: The circle of uncertainty

    August 12, 2015 | Bain interactive

    In some industries, uncertainty is a familiar theme. For others, it's not top of mind, but should be. Which uncertainties define your strategic choices in a complex world?

  • A Strategy for Thriving in Uncertainty

    August 12, 2015 | Bain Brief

    At a time when most global markets are characterized by heavy uncertainty, traditional approaches to strategy—analyzing trends, making forecasts and committing to the "best" course of action—are often too rigid. The most effective teams balance commitment with flexibility, by isolating the

  • Bain & Company’s survey of global executives points to increased use of management tools to acclerate growth amid positive economic tailwinds

    June 10, 2015 | Strategy | Press release

    New York – June 10, 2015 – Bain & Company today revealed the results of its 14th biennial index of 25 of the most popular management tools and trends.

  • Biggest Doesn't Mean Best: How Leading Companies Get to the Top

    April 30, 2015 | Forbes.com

    Scale is immensely valuable, without a doubt. But the companies that achieve the highest levels of leadership economics—two times their cost of capital and above—think and act beyond scale.

  • Size isn't everything

    February 11, 2015 | Bain infographic

    Building scale has long been a cornerstone of corporate strategy. But attaining full potential means reaching well beyond scale.

  • Strategy Beyond Scale

    February 11, 2015 | Bain Brief

    Building scale has long been a cornerstone of corporate strategy. But new Bain & Company research demonstrates that companies taking the fullest advantage of leadership economics don't rely on scale alone. The best leadership teams generate the most economic profit by developing superior assets and