Publications

  • Insurgency from the Inside

    February 06, 2018 | Bain Brief

    One group of incumbents does have the ability to keep ahead of the upstarts: the companies that have kept a Founder’s Mentality®. They maintain speed and agility, and have avoided becoming bogged down by bureaucratic processes and organizational complexity.

  • Davos 2018: Bain Breakfast Impressions

    January 25, 2018 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Josef Ming shares how a discussion on the elements of value inspired him and resonated with attendees.

  • A New Strategy for Southeast Asian Telcos

    January 24, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Operators can no longer rely on price cutting to win and keep mobile phone customers. A fresh approach recognizes the importance of delivering a superior usage experience.

  • Davos 2018: Digital Trade and Blockchain

    January 23, 2018 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Thomas Olsen discusses how blockchain can help improve inefficiencies in trade and supply chains.

  • Lights Out

    January 17, 2018 | Forbes.com

    Five questions can help CEOs future-proof their companies—and knock out their competitors' lights.

  • Jean-Pierre Felenbok: How Conglomerates in Southeast Asia Can Live Long and Prosper

    January 12, 2018 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Jean-Pierre Felenbok highlights five things conglomerates can do to keep their competitive edge.

  • Pierre-Antoine Dresco: Micro-battles

    December 19, 2017 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Pierre-Antoine Dresco outlines how a company needs to regain its Founder's Mentality® with micro-battles to transform its behavior and become a scale insurgent.

  • Is Your Company Actually Set Up to Support Your Strategy?

    November 22, 2017 | HBR.org

    For every company wrestling with evolutions in its strategy, success depends as much on matching the operating model to those evolutions as it does on the soundness of the strategy itself.

  • Figure Out Your Company’s Make-or-Break Strategic Problems, Then Use Small Teams to Solve Them

    November 16, 2017 | HBR.org

    The success of micro-battles depends on the executive team's ability to step back.

  • How to Make Your Drug Launch A Success

    October 23, 2017 | IN VIVO

    The pain is becoming all too common for many pharmaceutical executives. After a decade or more of investment in drug development and clinical trials, a company launches a promising new product only to see sales fall far short of expectations.