Publications

  • How to Get Breakthrough Results in Sustainability

    May 10, 2017 | Bain infographic

    The most digitally mature companies are eight times more likely to gain market share than the least digitally mature. Here’s how containers can help facilitate a digital transformation.

  • Emmanuel Macron’s Win in France Buoys Small Businesses’ Hopes

    May 10, 2017 | The New York Times | Media mention

    A huge job for the new administration will be persuading the French people — and French businesses, investors and workers — to feel more optimistic about the future after a long malaise. “The best case is it takes some time, but he manages to implement at least half of what’s needed to stop

  • Culture clash: an unseen blight for mega-mergers

    May 07, 2017 | Organization | The Sunday Telegraph | Media mention

    Marc Berman, a partner with Bain & Company, said one of the most common mistakes firms make when they merge is to take "so long to resolve people issues that their best talent gets lured away or culture tensions fester" - something that could become an issue in this case if decisions aren't made

  • Red Is Good: Why Smart Leaders Question the Green in Performance Dashboards

    May 03, 2017 | Managing Change Blog

    By embracing red results on your performance dashboard, you nurture the kind of problem solving and collaboration that leads to the best results.

  • Because I Said So: Lessons in Parenting and Change Management

    May 02, 2017 | Managing Change Blog

    The next time you prepare to launch some sort change initiative in your business think first about how you will enlist employees in the process.

  • How Do Salespeople Really Spend Their Time? Not the Way They Say.

    May 02, 2017 | WSJ.com

    Software applications are solving the problem of translating strategic intent to actual behavior in sales teams.

  • Bain & Co. France Chair Says Business Bullish on Macron

    April 28, 2017 | Macro Trends | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Olivier Marchal, a partner with Bain & Company in France, says there is an atmosphere of cautious optimism within the French business community that Emmanuel Macron will win the election. He speaks with Bloomberg's Guy Johnson on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open."

  • China gifts luxury a reprieve

    April 28, 2017 | Retail | Financial Times | Media mention

    “Chinese consumers account for over 30 per cent of global luxury consumption and this will be 35 per cent by 2020,” says Claudia D’Arpizio, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • Digital revolution for a B2B World - Bain Moscow

    April 27, 2017 | Forbes.ru

    For many, companies like Uber, Amazon and Google are exemplary models of the future of business. They have changed their respective industries, they adjust quickly to change in customer behaviors and they do not fear mistakes or change, putting them significantly ahead of other market players.

  • Is Your Change Creating a Flood?

    April 27, 2017 | Managing Change Blog

    Leaders who set off change floods, without the proper systems in place, do so at their peril.