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Zero-based Budgeting (ZBB)
Make sure that every dollar you spend serves your strategy. Zero-based budgeting creates an ownership mindset that reduces costs by 20 to 40 percent, and keeps costs out.
Be certain that every dollar supports your strategic priorities
Instill an ownership mindset across the organization
Achieve continuous improvement by changing behaviors and ways of working
Channel funds to the initiatives and investments that will power your growth
A successful zero-based budgeting (ZBB) program relies on four repeatable components to achieve continuous cost improvement:
We have helped companies in many different industries successfully execute ZBB programs, freeing up, in some cases, hundreds of millions of dollars to re-invest in the business. When combined with zero-based redesign the impact can be even more transformative. In fact, when companies use ZBB and ZBR together they achieve savings of 25% or more for targeted functions and activities, since this combined approach extends the clean-sheet view of your business across your operating model, processes and workflows.
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Transform your operating model to simplify your organization, streamline work processes, reveal digital opportunities and unlock massive savings.
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Cost-cutting can eviscerate a company and stall growth if not done right. Bain Accelerated Transformation delivers the urgent cost, cash, capital and revenue benefits you need while building the muscles and owner mindset that will power long-term growth.
Companies can free up significant cash by focusing on working capital, yet most struggle to make that happen. Our Net Working Capital Excellence program helps you quickly generate the cash you need to spur critical improvements to your business.