Articles

  • Most Indian companies are yet to embrace time management: James Root

    February 16, 2015 | Organization | Business Standard | Media mention

    Bain & Company's time management survey released last year reveals that top executives lose thousands of hours each year responding to emails and sitting in unproductive meetings, and the losses snowball through their organizations.

  • Making the Most of China's E-Commerce Boom

    January 21, 2015 | Forbes.com

    To win in China, the most successful companies not only serve customers throughout the online shopping journey, but use what they learn at each stage to continually innovate and disrupt their digital business models.

  • The common currency of customer-centric firms

    December 16, 2014 | Livemint.com

    Companies need simple, standard systems to measure and track how their customers are responding to their products and services, and then get their front-line to respond to the feedback.

  • Asia-Pacific fundraising to brighten next year as market looks rosy again

    November 21, 2014 | Merger Market | Media mention

    Next year promises to be a good year for Asia Pacific private equity fundraising. According to Suvir Varma, who leads Bain & Company’s private equity practice across Asia Pacific, “Almost all of the world’s large LPs are increasing their allocations to emerging markets and Asia.”

  • RI conglomerates need to scale down to stay relevant in business

    October 04, 2014 | Jakarta Post | Media mention

    Southeast Asia's conglomerates, which account for more than 20% of top-listed stocks in the region, are consistently outperforming their peers in developed markets, as well as single businesses in their own markets.

  • Indonesian conglomerates warned not to under-invest amid competition

    October 02, 2014 | Jakarta Globe | Media mention

    According to a Bain & Company study, Indonesian conglomerates need to focus on developing local markets to maintain growth as the economy transforms into an emerging nation.

  • Wealth TALK: Winning through customer centricity

    October 02, 2014 | Hubbis | Media mention

    Sameer Chishty, a partner in Bain & Company's Hong Kong office, spoke at the 2014 Wealth THINK conference in Singapore on how customer experience drives competitive advantage in wealth management. In this talk, he discusses the actions that leaders in wealth management can take to increase customer

  • Marriage, family not behind erosion in women's career aspirations: Bain

    September 25, 2014 | The Business Times (Singapore) | Media mention

    A report by Bain & Company on gender equality showed that professional women had lost their confidence and ambition mid-career. The report said that in the euphoria of graduation and starting a career, more than 40% of women entered the employment world aspiring to get to the top, compared to only

  • When women lose their career ambitions

    September 24, 2014 | Investor Daily | Media mention

    A report by Bain & Company on gender equality showed that professional women had lost their confidence and ambition mid-career. The report said that in the euphoria of graduation and starting a career, more than 40% of women entered the employment world aspiring to get to the top, compared to only

  • Women's confidence, ambition at mid-career

    September 19, 2014 | Bisnis | Media mention

    A report by Bain & Company on gender equality showed that professional women had lost their confidence and ambition mid-career. The report said that in the euphoria of graduation and starting a career, more than 40% of women entered the employment world aspiring to get to the top, compared to only