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Digital Strategy

September 2016
To successfully navigate a digital transformation—and fend off digital attackers—companies must focus on three objectives: gaining speed, scaling rapidly, and delivering superior value.

Family Business

September 2016
Many of the largest and most ambitious companies in emerging markets are family businesses. They should be wary of modeling themselves on their counterparts in developed markets.

Emerging Markets

July 2016
Digitization and decentralization have changed everything. The market and the opportunities are still global, but the challenges are local—and more complex than ever.
October 2015
Notions of a binary world, divided into wealthy “advanced” economies and fast-growing “emerging” economies, are outdated. Companies need a new approach to setting global strategies.
September 2015
The most entrepreneurial companies in emerging Asia are finding creative ways to navigate talent, infrastructure, and regulatory bottlenecks—and are seizing the greatest growth opportunities.

Corporate Survival

May 2016
As incumbents in the auto industry and in many others know, it's hard to respond to new rivals that have new business models and run your business at the same time.
February 2016
Understanding the principles that confer robustness in complex systems—such as tropical forests, stock markets, and even companies—can mean the difference between survival and extinction.
November 2015
Many big companies are headed for the “success trap.” Instead of exploring opportunities for the future, they’re overexploiting existing business models and relying on past recipes for success.
July 2015
Public companies in the US have a one-in-three chance of not surviving the next five years. What can CEOs do to drive both performance and longevity?

Improving Strategic Decision Making

July 2016
Commoditization is inevitable for most businesses and is happening with increasing speed. How can companies survive—or even benefit from—the challenge?

The Growth Imperative

May 2016
The theme of BCG’s seventh annual European Strategy Leadership Summit was "Innovating for Growth: From Emerging to Mature Markets." Here are seven takeaways.
May 2015
BCG’s Sustainable Economic Development Assessment evaluates how effectively countries convert wealth into well-being relative to other countries—and raises important questions in the field of development.
October 2014
A new growth strategy is only as good as the people and organizational practices that support it. Here are five secrets that leaders can use to promote the cooperation and behavior that new growth initiatives require.
October 2014
Business model innovation is a powerful approach to driving growth and to capturing a more durable competitive advantage. Four success stories point the way.
October 2014
Successful serial acquirers deliver more growth and create more value from acquisitions than their peers. What explains their success?
July 2014
One of the most powerful tools available to CEOs and CFOs to promote growth is their company’s approach to capital allocation across its portfolio of businesses.

Innovation

March 2016
A well-known brand and a unique business model are terrible things to waste. So why did the nonprofit organization give away both?
December 2015
Markets are changing faster than ever, and global innovators are vying for competitive advantage by accelerating their processes—and their adoption of new technologies.
December 2015
Technology-enabled innovation comes in many flavors, but the crux in all cases is the creation of a platform that companies can leverage repeatedly to deliver impact.
December 2015
What are the priorities of global innovation executives? Our research revealed four key themes—and identified the 50 companies on this year's list of the most innovative worldwide.