When Leaders Say They Are Aligned—But Aren’t
Five key practices can unify leaders up, down, and across the organization—and spark concerted action.
Now more than ever, business and government have a crucial role to play in protecting people’s health, bolstering the economy, and developing both practical solutions and game-changing innovations. At BCG, we’re working with companies and public-sector organizations around the world to manage the impact of the coronavirus, with actions ranging from rapid responses to more fundamental, strategic shifts. We’re also helping leaders look much further ahead and envision how the crisis will continue to affect the competitive environment and what society will need in the coming months and years.
Already, we’ve seen major shifts that are forcing companies to rethink how they operate in virtually every area—from pricing and procurement to supply chains, sales, and cybersecurity. More change is sure to come.
Companies that build advanced continuous-learning organizations can attract and keep the best talent—and create lasting competitive advantage.
Yesterday’s models can’t handle today’s challenges. Businesses won’t survive without a bold new approach for tomorrow.
The pandemic unleashed a global experiment in productivity and performance. Just as public health officials have much to learn from the crisis, so too do corporate executives.
Leading in the New Reality
What will the world look like after the pandemic? The answer is, in part, up to leaders in business and government around the world. They can shape our new reality.
No industry will be immune to the impact of COVID-19. For some, the crisis poses an existential threat. For all, now is the time to revisit basic assumptions about what it means to compete and thrive.
BCG Executive Perspectives offer insights on global topics that matter most to leaders in the public and private sectors. Our latest edition explores artificial intelligence, identifying key trends and implications for leaders looking to harness its power in their organizations.
The companies on the latest Fortune Future 50 list reflect some of the most salient shifts in the business environment, including those triggered by the pandemic.
Hard-hit airports can rebound from the crisis by adapting their economic models, promoting industry sustainability, and fully realizing their digital potential.
Global clusters of like-minded consumers are surprisingly rare. And even among countries with similar consumer attitudes, needs can differ sharply by product category.
The coronavirus crisis has created exceptional challenges for public sector organizations and health care companies while underscoring, for all industries, the power and importance of social impact.
By leading with empathy and easing the burden on caregivers, employers demonstrate both kindness and business smarts as they mitigate the risk of losing critical talent.
By transforming their commercial operating model, biopharma companies can better engage with health care professionals and patients.
BCG’s latest survey on the impact of COVID-19 shows which changes in how doctors engage with the pharma industry will last beyond the pandemic.
A new wave of innovation is coming. Pharma companies need to determine the role they will play in shaping it.