Publicaciones mundiales

  • Good Sales and Operations Planning Is No Longer Good Enough

    April 13, 2016 | Bain Brief

    High-performance S&OP can stop last-minute surprises, eliminate the underlying sources of harmful variability and unlock topline growth.

  • Building Efficient Organizations

    April 13, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Over the next 12 months, thousands of companies will launch initiatives to make their operations more efficient. They will name a leader and a steering committee, build task forces, assemble project plans, set targets—and make the initiative top priority.

  • Beyond Price: Managing Service Suppliers for Value at the Front Line

    March 30, 2016 | Oil & Gas | Bain Brief

    Contractors and suppliers make up more than half the operating costs for some oil and gas companies. With oil prices so low, careful and proactive management of supplier performance has become more important than ever. Empowering the front line to monitor the scope of work and contract terms can

  • How Offshore Drilling Can Transform to Thrive in the Long Term

    March 30, 2016 | Oil & Gas | Bain Brief

    Even before oil prices began to drop, rates for drilling rigs had begun to sag due to an overcapacity in the market. The subsequent decline in offshore activity is an existential threat to the drilling industry. To survive, drillers will have to work more closely with operators and suppliers to

  • How Brands Can Prepare for European Retailing's Tectonic Shifts

    March 16, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Europe’s grocers are grappling with the weakening performance of big-box stores, the rise of everyday value concepts and the acceleration of e-commerce. Here's how consumer goods companies can control their own destinies and protect margins in this changing retail landscape.

  • Bain: private equity firms circling speciality pharma

    March 15, 2016 | Private Equity | Private Healthcare Investor | Media mention

    Bain & Company Partner Christian Mazzi believes the specialty generic pharmaceutical space is now one of the hottest "here and now" themes for private equity firms. Mazzi, who leads Bain's London Healthcare practice, told Private Healthcare Investor that specialist generic firms have traditionally

  • Great Companies Stay True to the Spirit of Their Founders

    March 14, 2016 | Strategy | HBR.org

    As companies lose the elements of the founder’s mentality, they lose the antibodies to complexity.

  • Four Ways to Avoid Initiative Overload

    March 14, 2016 | Financial Services | AMEinfo.com

    Initiative overload isn't fatal if you learn how to manage it and several tactics can help companies avert overload when possible, or to mitigate its effects when it’s not.

  • How Simple Team Huddles Can Make a Business Better

    March 04, 2016 | Strategy | Forbes.com

    At a growing company, huddles are an effective way for people to get to know each other better. They come to feel that they have support from their colleagues and a place to take their concerns.

  • Reigniting Growth

    March 01, 2016 | Strategy | HBR.org

    The three qualities of the "founder's mentality" can help any company restart its growth engine by removing gunk and complexity that has built up over the years.