Publications

  • Agile at Scale

    April 17, 2018 | Harvard Business Review

    Agile innovation teams are more productive, higher in morale and faster to market. Here’s how to launch hundreds, even thousands of them.

  • In Medtech, Put Customers Before Products

    April 10, 2018 | Bain infographic

    As medical device purchasing becomes more centralized, leading medtech manufacturers are focusing on key account management.

  • How Private Equity Funds Can Nurture Better Leaders

    April 05, 2018 | Forbes.com

    Top private equity firms recognize that their best chance of success is to be thoughtful and decisive about deploying talent.

  • Building a Winning Workforce for Tomorrow Starts Today

    March 06, 2018 | FinWeek

    The best-performing companies are already taking steps to attract new talent and widen their lead over rivals.

  • Paid Family Leave Finds an Unlikely Ally: Investors

    February 21, 2018 | Organization | Slate | Media mention

    Eric Garton, a partner with Bain & Company who leads the company’s global organizational practice, believes investors will continue to take a closer look at companies’ human capital management when making investment decisions: “Historically, a private equity firm would look at the senior leadership

  • Kreutzer’s Take: Should Investors Worry About Amazon’s Health-Care Push?

    February 16, 2018 | Organization, Private Equity | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    Private-equity investors in retail and consumer companies battled the Amazon effect for years. Now health-care firms must shore up their defenses. “Everyone that is investing in the market should be thinking about what the Amazon impact would be,” said Nirad Jain, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • Organizing for a Digital World

    February 08, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Virtually all large companies, even those in old-line industries such as machinery and agriculture, have gone digital to some extent. But at many companies the efforts are falling far short of their potential.

  • Net Promoter for People: Give Employees a Voice, Get Their Best

    February 07, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Just as the Net Promoter System® provided a language and practices for using the Net Promoter Score® to build customer loyalty, Net Promoter® for People applies the same philosophy to inspiring employees.

  • 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.

  • How to Breathe New Life into Life Insurance

    January 17, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Life insurers can reinvigorate themselves by setting bold goals, attacking legacy costs and investing in technology to drive a step change in efficiency and an improved customer experience.