How Emerging Markets Can Finally Arrive

Throughout much of human history, economic output was firmly yoked to the size of a country’s labor force. Because productivity growth was negligible, the countries with the largest populations, such as China and India, could put the most people to work. They reigned as the world’s largest economies. Things changed suddenly during the late 1700s. A number of economic, institutional, and other factors coalesced in … [ Read more ]

Deals That Win

Twelve years of data shows that mergers and acquisitions that apply or enhance capabilities produce superior returns.

Deals That Win

Focusing on targets that leverage one’s capabilities provides the greatest chance of M&A success. This is the main lesson that emerges from Strategy&’s most recent study on the role of capabilities in M&A success.

Solving China’s M&A Maze

Multinationals creating partnerships with Chinese companies can adopt eight best practices to help manage the unique complexities they often encounter.

The Flat World Debate Revisited

The opposing views of Thomas Friedman and Pankaj Ghemawat on the state of globalization have significant implications for multinationals.