Does your company have a repeatable model?

This diagnostic—a simplified version of the one Bain uses with clients—can help you assess your company's performance against the bottom, average and top performers in Bain's database.

Your responses should represent an aggregate view—that is, your best assessment of the extent to which you and the rest of your management team would agree with each of the statements below.

Design principle 1: A well-differentiated core

Does your company understand and agree upon what sets it apart from its competitors?

We have strong consensus in our management team around a clear and simple strategy.
Strongly disagree
Disagree more
than agree
Don't agree,
don't disagree
Agree more
than disagree
Strongly agree
Our strategy is built around a few core capabilities that are highly differentiated versus competitors' and well understood in our organization.
Strongly disagree
Disagree more
than agree
Don't agree,
don't disagree
Agree more
than disagree
Strongly agree
Our strategy is built around a repeatable model that we constantly apply with a high success rate to new markets and segments.
Strongly disagree
Disagree more
than agree
Don't agree,
don't disagree
Agree more
than disagree
Strongly agree
We don't make sharp enough investment decisions, spreading our resources too thin across too many initiatives.
Strongly disagree
Disagree more
than agree
Don't agree,
don't disagree
Agree more
than disagree
Strongly agree