6 posts categorised "Nick Jones"

02/13/2017

Closing the gap between rich and poor

Authors: Rollie Quinn, Government and Public Services Global Leader and Nick C Jones, Global Director of PwC's Public Sector Research Centre Globalisation and technology have brought many gains over the last twenty years. People, goods and services, capital and information all flow more easily and quickly across the world. Being...

02/11/2016

Why government and business really do need to work together

Author: Nick C Jones, Director of PwC’s Public Sector Research Centre As the snow settles after the launch of PwC’s 19th Annual Global CEO Survey in Davos, one of the key issues remains how government and businesses can work better together to deliver the outcomes that both they, and citizens,...

02/17/2015

Not so confident? The views of the state backed CEO

Author: Nick C Jones, Director of PwC’s Public Sector Research Centre State owned enterprises (SOEs) have become a rising influence in the global economy over the past decade, particularly since the financial crisis. And this is reflected again in the 18th Annual Global CEO Survey, with more than 1 in...

03/04/2014

Looking to the long term – what’s the view like for CEOs of state backed enterprises?

Author: Nick C Jones, Director of PwC’s Public Sector Research Centre CEOs running organisations with state backing are typically taking a longer term view of their businesses and also a wider view of their impacts, according to the results of PwC’s 17th Annual Global CEO Survey. As noted by one...

02/05/2014

Getting fit for their futures?

Author: Nick C Jones, Director of PwC’s Public Sector Research Centre CEOs are telling us that technological advances, demographic changes and shifting global economic power are three of the fundamental forces reshaping businesses. But another striking finding from the 17th Annual Global CEO Survey is that the top-two threats for...

02/21/2013

A new contract between business and the state?

Change and complexity are a constant challenge. Disruptive events, both ‘black’ and ‘grey’ swan, seem to be happening faster than ever. And economic conditions are becoming tougher for all, even in the BRIC economies. While more developed regions, such as North America and Europe, continue to wrestle with fiscal deficits...