• A Smarter Approach to Digital Operations

    September 05, 2017 | Bain Brief

    As the leadership team at a consumer products company debated its digital strategy, two opposing views emerged. To stay competitive, some argued, the company needed to invest several hundred million dollars to automate its existing network of large regional plants.

  • New Bank Strategies Require New Operating Models

    May 15, 2017 | Bain Brief

    It’s high time for banks to shake up creaky structures and ways of working—and time is running short for responding to incursions by nonbank technology firms.

  • Winning Operating Models That Convert Strategy to Results

    December 10, 2014 | Bain Brief

    The right operating model serves as a bridge between strategy and effective execution.

  • The battle for China's good-enough market

    August 31, 2007 | Strategy | Harvard Business Review

    Between now and 2030, China will account for one-third of the world's GDP growth. Yet many multinationals are losing share in this critical market. To defend your China position and prevent local competitors from becoming global threats, consider entering China's "good-enough" space. By managing

  • CEO Survey: Mergers & Acquisitions - the 1997 Business Week Symposium of CEOs

    December 31, 1996 | Financial Services | Bain Brief

    Mergers and Acquisitions: a CEO Priority Mergers and acquisitions are of primary concern to U.S. chief executives, according to a survey of delegates to the 1997 Business Week Symposium of Chief Executive Officers.