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How Southeast Asian Companies Can Prepare for a Downturn

Bain Partner Thomas Olsen explains why companies shouldn’t be complacent about a potential economic downturn—and what they should be doing to prepare.


How Southeast Asian Companies Can Prepare for a Downturn

While the majority of CEOs in Southeast Asia expect a downturn in the next several years, only 20% are actively preparing. Thomas Olsen, who leads Bain’s Strategy Practice in Asia-Pacific, checked in from the Singapore Summit to discuss our latest report on the topic, which outlines strategies successful companies should take to gain an advantage during a downturn—and pull further away from competitors in the years following.

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