Performance Improvement Publications

  • When the Front Line Should Lead a Major Transformation

    September 26, 2017 | Bain Brief

    For the toughest changes, don’t rely on a program office to make them happen.

  • Getting Quality Returns from Investments in Mobile Networks

    July 18, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Leading telcos are using the lens of customer experience to drive more effective and targeted investments in the network.

  • Simon Henderson: Accelerated Transformation

    December 05, 2016 | Bain video

    When done right, an accelerated transformation can spur cost reduction and improve the organization's culture.

  • Organizations Don't Change Behavior, People Do

    August 04, 2016 | Bain Brief

    How to inspire employees at all levels to want to change in a time of transformation.

  • With High Stakes, Accelerate the Transformation

    August 03, 2016 | Full Potential Transformation | Bain Brief

    Companies in distress—and those trying to reposition themselves for future growth—need an accelerated transformation that saves cash and sustains topline growth.

  • Rethinking Supply Chains in the Asia-Pacific Region for Global Growth

    April 08, 2015 | Bain Brief

    Asia-Pacific’s over-stretched supply chains won’t help companies support the next wave of global growth in a vastly different cost environment. Fully 70% of supply chain executives interviewed agree that their supply chain is now a top management priority, but only half believe their organization

  • Jeff Melton: High-velocity performance system

    December 12, 2014 | Bain video

    Using a High Velocity Performance System®, companies can combine the lean principles, behavioral science and digital technology to boost performance. Jeff Melton, practice leader for Bain's Performance Improvement practice in the Asia-Pacific region, explains how in this short video.

  • Inclusive behaviour the key to achieving gender equality in the workplace

    December 05, 2014 | The Australian

    A female executive still remains a rare sight in the C-suite of ASX 200 companies, and men are nine times more likely to hold executive leadership positions than women. However, the reasons are less clear.

  • Winning with procurement in Asia

    February 10, 2014 | Performance Improvement | CEO Forum

    More than half of Asia-Pacific CEOs feel their supply base is underdeveloped, and only 40% are satisfied with their procurement talent. It’s time to learn from companies that achieved 2% margin gains by improving procurement.

  • Supply chains matter

    October 28, 2011 | Performance Improvement | CEO Forum

    But as many technology segments started maturing, rampant SKU proliferation resulted in supply chain complexity and an inability to effectively manage the operations. Then, when industry-wide growth ultimately slowed, companies were faced with rising costs, which were growing faster than revenues.