Publicaciones mundiales

  • Making the cost-migration decision

    July 03, 2005 | Industrial Machinery | IndustryWeek

    Companies today have unprecedented opportunities to move functions to low-cost countries and tap into the capabilities of overseas suppliers. But the plethora of options at their disposal poses difficult challenges.

  • When offshoring, think functions not factories

    June 07, 2005 | Industrial Machinery | IndustryWeek

    Till Vestring, based in Singapore, directs Bain & Company's (www.bain.com) Asia-Pacific Industrial Practice. Ted Rouse, based in Chicago, directs Bain's Global Industrial Practice, and Uwe Reinert, based in Dusseldorf, directs the firm's European Industrial Practice.

  • Making the move to low-cost countries

    February 28, 2005 | Industrial Machinery | Bain Brief

    Migrating costs to low-cost countries (LCCs) has moved from being an "interesting idea" to an imperative for most industrial companies, but it's a "must do" that too often is managed with ambivalence.

  • Value-chain accountability: Making the numbers add up

    October 31, 2004 | Supply Chain Management | INSEAD Quarterly

    Boardrooms have replaced barricades as the new front line in the debate over globalisation. Companies, governments and nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) are engaged in ongoing discussions nowadays about the risks and opportunities of global business expansion.

  • Europe's low-cost path to high-performance banking

    October 31, 2004 | Financial Services | INSEAD Quarterly

    How can European banks sustain long-term growth while keeping the costs of expansion under control? Bain & Company's Philippe De Backer, Tim Wright, Cornel Wisskirchen and Scott Tanner explain.

  • Unbundling Distribution and Supply (Decoupler la Distribution et la Fourniture)

    May 31, 2004 | Utilities & Alternative Energy | Bain Brief

    Over the past decade the value chains in both the electricity and gas industries have undergone profound structural changes in most European countries.

  • Shaping up Your Supply Chain

    February 28, 2002 | Sustained Cost Transformation | Benelux newsletter

    Independent research reveals that the average company spends nearly 10% on its supply chain-the sequence of activities that bring materials to manufacturers, take finished goods to retailers, and move inventory onto shelves. Ironically, this is more than twice what top supply chain performers spend.

  • Four keys to corporate venturing success

    May 31, 2001 | Sustained Cost Transformation | European Venture Capital Journal

    The first big corporate venturing wave surged up as early as the 1970s in the US. Corporations such as Exxon made disproportionately high profits on investments in promising, externally generated business ideas.