Publications

  • How to Breathe New Life into Life Insurance

    January 17, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Life insurers can reinvigorate themselves by setting bold goals, attacking legacy costs and investing in technology to drive a step change in efficiency and an improved customer experience.

  • Demystifying R&D Performance in Chemicals

    January 10, 2018 | Bain Brief

    One great idea used to make chemical companies, but the nature of innovation has changed. Effective R&D now depends on getting closer to customers, understanding their needs and adapting to deliver quickly.

  • Treat the Causes, Not Symptoms at Workplace to Drive Productivity

    December 13, 2017 | Saudi Gazette

    The issue of demoralized employees stems from fundamental problems within an organization.

  • The 5 Essential Steps for Making Better Business Decisions

    November 18, 2017 | AMEinfo.com

    But things don’t have to be that way. Working with clients across industries, we have developed a five-step process to help companies improve their decision muscles.

  • Capital Gets a Reset

    October 02, 2017 | CFO.com

    CFOs and CEOs will need to shift their strategies to tap the abundance of available capital.

  • The Firm of the Future

    April 12, 2017 | Bain Brief

    We’re beginning to see what the next generation of successful companies will look like.

  • The Firm of the Future - Bain Santiago

    April 12, 2017 | Bain Brief

    In the world of the firm, something is changing. It’s not that your local bookstore went out of business. Or that your taxi driver now rates you on a 5-point scale. Or that anything can now be outsourced, allowing even the smallest firms to rent capabilities on demand.

  • Achieving Breakthrough Results in Sustainability

    November 18, 2016 | Bain Brief

    It’s a frustrating setback—and a common one. Bain research on corporate transformation programs shows only 12% achieve or exceed their aims. For sustainability, that figure is just 2% (see Figure 1). Why? Sustainability transformations add another dimension of challenge.

  • The Ways We Decide

    August 10, 2016 | AMEinfo.com

    Individuals must ultimately make and execute decisions for a company—and human beings are even more complicated than a tangled org chart.

  • Tackling Complexity: How to Create Simple and Effective Organizations

    June 17, 2015 | Bain Brief

    Executives consider excess complexity to be a top concern. It proliferates as a natural consequence of success and left unchecked, it can hurt growth. Top-performing companies keep their organizations as simple as possible, rooting out complexity where it hides.