Sustained Cost Transformation: Delivering Savings that Stick

It’s no surprise that most companies routinely try to lower their costs. But few succeed in driving costs out and making the savings stick. Yet some companies succeed not only in significantly lowering their costs but also in maintaining those reductions over time. What do the successful companies know that the others don’t? To find out, we dug deep into our data and conducted a … [ Read more ]

12 Must-Have Facts to Diagnose Your Company

The pressure to perform is familiar to most CEOs these days. Fully 40 percent of new CEOs last less than two years. Leaders of fast turnarounds start by systematically determining the business’s current condition. That diagnosis, typically guided by four fundamental laws of business, enables them to gain a deep understanding of the point of departure. They next map out a realistic point of arrival, … [ Read more ]