Publications

  • Fighting Sustainability Inertia

    May 18, 2017 | Stanford Social Innovation Review

    Keeping sustainability programs on track requires a new mindset, executive leadership and clear public commitments.

  • Why the Exurbs Are Poised to Take Off in the Coming Years

    April 19, 2017 | WSJ.com

    The rise of exurbs—located 50 miles or more away from big cities—will be made possible as technology changes the cost of distance.

  • Alan Bird: The What, Who and How of Delivering Results

    July 08, 2016 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Alan Bird discusses the three questions CEOs can answer to construct a successful transformation.

  • Three Questions to Spur Corporate Change Efforts

    April 15, 2016 | Forbes.com

    Executives who shape their efforts by understanding the what, who and how of change will raise their odds of success, and also develop the organizational muscles to keep getting better over time.

  • The What, Who and How of Delivering Results

    March 03, 2016 | Bain infographic

    Most corporate change efforts fall short. To make change stick, ask these key questions.

  • Peter Slagt: Results Delivery Approach to Leadership Development

    November 04, 2015 | Results Delivery® | Bain video

    Leadership development is growing in importance as organizations become more complex and disruptions become more frequent. Bain Partner Peter Slagt outlines four steps to create better leaders for the 21st century.

  • David Michels: The What, Who and How of Results Delivery®

    June 11, 2015 | Bain video

    Dave Michels, who leads Bain's Results Delivery® practice for Europe, Africa and the Middle East, provides a brief introduction to Results Delivery in this short video.

  • Who has the D? How clear decision roles enhance organizational performance

    December 31, 2005 | Organization | Harvard Business Review

    Decisions are the coin of the realm in business. But even in highly respected companies, decisions can get stuck inside the organization like loose change. As a result, the entire decision-making process can stall, usually at one of four bottlenecks: global vs. local, center vs. business unit,

  • Second Chance for eBusiness

    February 28, 2003 | Benelux newsletter

    Following the widespread failure of dotcom firms, many business leaders eased back on all things "e.

  • Company Transformation: More Science Than Art

    December 31, 2002 | Results Delivery® | Benelux newsletter

    We live in increasingly turbulent times. This turbulence stems from the dynamics of deregulation, the rise of gloablisation, the subtle and not-so-subtle shifts in certain sectors' offerings, the major changes in channels of distribution, and the fallout of technological breakthroughs.