Publicaciones mundiales

  • Why EU energy policy isn’t working

    January 06, 2015 | Public Utilities Fortnightly

    For the past decade, the energy policies of the European Union and individual countries have pursued the dual goals of reducing carbon emissions and promoting energy security. Laudable goals—but politics has gotten in the way.

  • You need to find love in B2B markets also

    December 19, 2014 |

    With an economic upturn expected, B2B businesses need to focus on customer loyalty if they want to increase growth in the next few years.

  • Are speed and scale compatible?

    December 15, 2014 | Business Standard

    Fast-growing, developing-market companies benefit from what we call the Founder's Mentality—an essential sense of insurgent mission, an owner's mindset and a passion for the front line and customers. However, as they build the kind of organisation they need to sustain growth, they encounter a

  • Coming to an Amazon store near you?

    December 11, 2014 |

    Prophets of e-tailing argue that it’s only a matter of time before the Internet annihilates most physical retailing. Yet some very savvy retailers have actually stepped up their investments in physical stores.

  • Clearing the roadblocks to better B2B pricing

    December 10, 2014 | Bain Brief

    Even in commoditized industries, companies can charge a premium for features and enhancements that customers value.

  • Winning operating models that convert strategy to results

    December 10, 2014 | Bain Brief

    The right operating model serves as a bridge between strategy and effective execution.

  • Financing and marketing needed to spur diamond market growth – Bain

    December 09, 2014 | Reuters | Media mention

    Rising demand will boost the diamond market in coming years, but challenges to growth will include access to financing and the need for increased marketing, according to Bain & Company.

  • Diamonds: Timeless Gems in a Changing World

    December 09, 2014 | Bain report

    The diamond market's rollercoaster trajectory of recent years has moderated, and it's now on a path of steady, sustainable growth. However, industry executives will likely face several challenges.

  • How electricity generators can jolt profits back to life

    November 14, 2014 |

    Executives can increase margins from electricity generation, even if demand is leveling off. Here are three things utilities can do to make their power generation operations more profitable.

  • Building productivity and accountability in T&D organizations

    November 12, 2014 | Bain Brief

    Many utilities have reorganized their transmission and distribution (T&D) organizations from regional models to centralized, functional structures to improve efficiency and reduce costs. But this can replace one set of problems with another. Rather than reorganize again, executives should focus on