Publications

  • Davos 2017: Bain at the World Economic Forum

    January 26, 2017 | Bain video

    Bain partners share their experiences and perspectives from the 2017 World Economic Forum at Davos.

  • Winning Companies Invest in Healthy Life Years

    July 27, 2016 | Bain Brief

    When literacy rates became a useful predictor of a nation’s economic prospects, the world changed. Societies realized that investing in education not only improved the lives of their citizens, it also lifted GDP, and governments got on board. Something similar is happening with healthy living.

  • 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.

  • Jaipur Rugs: Founder's Mentality® in Action

    March 02, 2016 | Bain video

    Growth threatened to disconnect a successful company founder from his most important employees. But he reconnected with the employees on the frontline to help revive and expand his company’s insurgency and its innovative spirit.

  • Plugging into Emerging Electricity Markets

    February 03, 2016 | Utilities & Alternative Energy | Bain Brief

    Companies and investors interested in global expansion in the power sector must consider a range of opportunities and risks.

  • VARs: The Untapped Growth Engine for Telcos

    October 21, 2015 | Bain Brief

    The enterprise business of telecommunications faces a crisis of eroding top and bottom lines as their customers switch from margin-rich, traditional connectivity to financially less attractive IP (internet protocol) connectivity. For some telcos, acquiring a value-added reseller (VAR) might be the

  • Thriving in the midst of uncertainty

    September 05, 2015 | The Business Times (Singapore)

    Companies that use a traditional strategy process to cope with uncertainty may find themselves playing catch-up with more nimble rivals.

  • A Strategy for Thriving in Uncertainty

    August 12, 2015 | Bain Brief

    At a time when most global markets are characterized by heavy uncertainty, traditional approaches to strategy—analyzing trends, making forecasts and committing to the "best" course of action—are often too rigid. The most effective teams balance commitment with flexibility, by isolating the

  • 'Spend 3-5% on healthcare'

    March 19, 2015 | Healthcare | BusinessWorld | Media mention

    Norbert Hueltenschmidt, the leader of Bain's Healthcare practice in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, discusses what the government's healthcare priorities should be in India.