Performance Improvement Publications

  • Jason Heinrich: Transforming legal department effectiveness

    December 19, 2014 | Bain video

    Transforming corporate legal departments can increase their effectiveness and add more value to the company. Partner Jason Heinrich explains how in this short video.

  • Joshua Hinkel: Effective sales and operations planning

    December 19, 2014 | Bain video

    In this brief video, Bain Partner Joshua Hinkel explains why the most effective and efficient sales and operation planning links to the company’s strategic decisions about its supply chain.

  • Gerry Mattios: Enabling trade

    December 19, 2014 | Bain video

    The inefficiencies and choke-points that hobble the global supply chain turn out to be a much bigger factor than government-imposed tariffs in restricting the flow of goods and services across borders, says Principal Gerry Mattios in this short video.

  • 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.

  • Raymond Tsang: Winning with procurement in Asia

    December 07, 2014 | Bain video

    In this short video, Raymond Tsang explains how a world-class procurement process is essential to success in these developing markets.

  • Russ Torres: Capturing the full potential of the supply chain

    December 07, 2014 | Bain video

    Companies have plenty of reasons for neglecting the big questions about their supply chains. In this short video, Partner Russ Torres discusses how companies can design more effective supply chains.

  • 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.

  • How conglomerates flourish in Southeast Asia

    November 21, 2014 | The Edge

    Conglomerates in Malaysia and the rest of Southeast Asia not only outperform conglomerates in developed markets but also deliver higher shareholder value than companies in the region that focus on a single business.

  • Amit Sinha: Winning with procurement in Asia

    November 05, 2014 | Bain video

    Amit Sinha, a partner in Bain's Performance Improvement practice, explains how 4th-generation procurement techniques can help companies meet savings goals.

  • Cost cutting: no pain, all gain

    October 20, 2014 | Forbes.com

    A preemptive approach to cost containment can make operations far more effective, not just leaner.