Publications

  • Half of executives in Asia believe their supply chains are not able to support their next stages of growth

    April 08, 2015 | Performance Improvement | Press release

    Half of executives in Asia believe their supply chains are not able to support their next stages of growth

  • Making the cost-migration decision

    July 03, 2005 | Industrial Machinery | IndustryWeek

    Companies today have unprecedented opportunities to move functions to low-cost countries and tap into the capabilities of overseas suppliers. But the plethora of options at their disposal poses difficult challenges.

  • When offshoring, think functions not factories

    June 07, 2005 | Industrial Machinery | IndustryWeek

    Till Vestring, based in Singapore, directs Bain & Company's (www.bain.com) Asia-Pacific Industrial Practice. Ted Rouse, based in Chicago, directs Bain's Global Industrial Practice, and Uwe Reinert, based in Dusseldorf, directs the firm's European Industrial Practice.

  • It can pay to be a copycat

    May 31, 2005 | Technology | The Financial Times

    What pathway should a technology company take nearly to double its revenue? In April, Dell Computer said it would take the direct route: extending its powerful direct to the customer business model from PCs into flat panel televisions, laptops, and now printers.

  • Ready Or Not, the On-Line Revo Hits Asia

    June 21, 1999 | Strategy | The Wall Street Journal Asia

    There are still many executives in Asia who feel that perhaps, just perhaps, the Internet won't affect their business. They are dumbfounded that Amazon.com could already have the market capitalization it took Walmart 27 years to achieve, that eBay trades at over 300 times its revenue per share.