Performance Improvement Publications

  • Michael Staebe: Get Real Feedback From Your B2B Customers

    May 27, 2016 | Bain video

    While most B2B companies solicit customer feedback, few are able to draw effective insights from the data gathered.

  • Ryan Morrissey: Building Efficient Organizations

    May 27, 2016 | Bain video

    Short-term efficiency initiatives often fizzle out, and executives find themselves in repeated episodes of cost-cutting. Some companies, however, have managed to break this cycle.

  • Bain's approach to procurement

    May 09, 2016 | Bain video

    Most consulting efforts aimed at procurement effectiveness focus solely on tactical improvements. Bain's unique approach provides clients with three critical elements to build a world-class procurement organization.

  • The Intangible Benefits of a Digital Supply Chain

    April 13, 2016 | Digital | Bain Brief

    Does your digital supply chain serve your strategy, add value for existing customers or open the door to new ones?

  • Good Sales and Operations Planning Is No Longer Good Enough

    April 13, 2016 | Bain Brief

    High-performance S&OP can stop last-minute surprises, eliminate the underlying sources of harmful variability and unlock topline growth.

  • Building Efficient Organizations

    April 13, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Over the next 12 months, thousands of companies will launch initiatives to make their operations more efficient. They will name a leader and a steering committee, build task forces, assemble project plans, set targets—and make the initiative top priority.

  • KPIs that matter - Bain Seoul

    April 06, 2016 | Performance Improvement | Maekyung Economy

    Today we have more KPIs than we know what to do with and, as result, people are confused and the concerted effort is not being put towards the right initiatives.

  • Hygiene versus "wow" factors - Bain Seoul

    March 09, 2016 | Performance Improvement | Maekyung Economy

    It is almost impossible to exceed everyone's expectations for a product and at the same time make money. We call this a hygiene factor versus a "wow" factor.

  • Future of Healthy: Can We Afford Another Five Global Financial Crises?

    February 19, 2016 | World Economic Forum

    Non-communicable diseases such as cancer and diabetes are a silent pandemic of our own making and a real threat not only to human health but to global prosperity.

  • China Business Climate Survey Report 2016

    January 20, 2016 | AmCham Review

    An overview of the performance of AmCham China member companies in 2015, their plans for future growth in China, and their assessments of China’s economic, business, and regulatory environment.