Zero-based Budgeting and Zero-based Redesign / Cost Reduction Consulting - Bain & Company

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Zero-based Redesign and Zero-based Budgeting

Companies typically cut costs by combing line by line through the budget or via organizational restructuring—yet the greatest success often comes from doing both. Used together, Bain Zero-based Redesign (ZBR) and Bain Zero-based Budgeting (ZBB) scrutinize every dollar and radically revamp your operating model to transform your company and deliver significant, long-lasting cost savings.

Why Bain

  • Organizational transformation—financial, operational, strategic—is at the core of what Bain has done since it was founded more than 40 years ago.
  • Our combination of ZBB and ZBR has helped many of the world’s largest companies achieve dramatic margin gains in compressed time frames.
  • We align cost reduction with your company’s strategic priorities to make sure resources are allocated for maximum benefit.
  • We help companies identify which capabilities must be best in class and which must be best in cost.

Results You Can Expect

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