by The Boston Consulting Group

   
      
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Globalization

April 2017
Globalization isn’t dying; it’s changing. Companies that base their strategies on an outdated narrative risk missing some of the world’s biggest growth opportunities.
March 2017
Rising income inequality is testing the case for both globalization and technological progress. Business leaders need to define a new narrative that emphasizes equal access to economic opportunity. They have seven ways to do so.

Marketing, Sales & Pricing

May 2017
Brands that create personalized experiences for customers are already seeing rapid revenue increases. The 15% of companies that really get personalization right will capture a disproportionate share of future profits.
March 2017
Corporate marketers continue to rate themselves poorly on digital-skills development. And because digital technologies advance at dizzying speed, they risk falling further behind.
March 2017
The pricing methods that multinational corporations use at home don’t work well abroad. Companies must find a new way to price effectively in emerging markets.
Energy
May 2017
As renewable energy and battery storage transform power grids around the world, companies find themselves at a crossroads: Will they forge a path toward consolidation or remain fragmented?
November 2016
Dramatic shifts, such as the rise of renewable energy, will force Europe’s utility leaders to rethink the vertically integrated structure that has dominated their industry for decades.

Diversity

May 2017
BCG research shows that, contrary to popular belief, the majority of women are willing to travel abroad for work. By making international posts more appealing to women as well as to men, companies can build more balanced leadership teams.
April 2017
According to new BCG research, women don’t step off the leadership track as much as they’re pushed off—by negative corporate cultures. CEOs can take action to make leadership more inclusive.
April 2017
A new study shows a clear link between diversity and innovation and quantifies the impact of diversity on companies’ ability to generate new sources of revenue.

Technology

April 2017
For semiconductor companies, changing market realities call for a new approach to developing products—one that stresses the features and performance that users value most.
April 2017
From today’s tiny data gatherers to tomorrow’s industrial workhorses, drones will enable new ways to generate value. Here’s a look at how the market could evolve.
April 2017
Large companies that want to bring deep-tech startups into the fold need to consider carefully the particular needs of these young operations.
October 2016
Companies need to make bold and disruptive moves and manage their existing businesses for productivity and growth.