Complex global corporations are under unrelenting pressure to create value. But no corporate center can add value without an effective parenting strategy, and no strategy can succeed without an organizational design that translates strategy into operational reality. Learn how to turn your corporate center into a value-creation engine.
Content: Article | Authors: Fabrice Roghé, Matthias Krühler, Sebastian Stange, Ulrich Pidun | Source: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) | Subjects: Corporate Governance, Management, Organizational Behavior
Rapid change requires companies to reorganize more frequently, more fundamentally, and faster than ever before. But the odds for failure are high. New BCG research has uncovered six critical success factors that can dramatically flip a company’s odds of reorganization success—and help it achieve reorganization’s ultimate purpose: driving competitive advantage.
Content: Article | Authors: Andrew Toma, Brad Noakes, Fabrice Roghé, Julie Kilmann, Ralf Dicke | Source: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) | Subjects: Change Management, Management, Organizational Behavior
Organizational capabilities have a major impact on long-term corporate performance, and none matter more than behavioral aspects. But behavioral attributes can have a high impact only when they’re backed by strong structural capabilities. A new BCG Focus explains what organizations can do to develop the appropriate sets of capabilities.
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Content: Article | Authors: Andrew Toma, Fabrice Roghé, Julie Kilmann, Rainer Strack, Ralf Dicke | Source: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) | Subjects: Management, Organizational Behavior
In a two-speed world—one speed for slow-growing, mature markets and another for rapidly developing economies—the corporate center must step up to a new role. How can companies find the right balance between autonomy and entrepreneurial drive at the local level and global platforms that drive cost and scale advantages?
Content: Article | Authors: David Michael, Fabrice Roghé, Sandra Deutschländer, Sebastian Kempf | Source: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) | Subjects: International, Management, Organizational Behavior
Given the instability and unpredictability of the new global reality, companies must learn to be as agile and adaptable as possible. In this new era of heightened economic volatility, planning becomes more, rather than less, critical. BCG highlights ten guiding principles for improving effectiveness and efficiency in the planning process.
Content: Article | Authors: Fabian Günther, Fabrice Roghé, Frank Plaschke | Source: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) | Subject: Management