12 posts categorised "Strategy"

03/20/2017

Is ‘crisis-ready’ the new normal in a volatile world?

Author: Melanie Butler, PwC’s Global Crisis Centre Leader I struggle to remember a time when the world seemed quite as unpredictable as it does today. The rise of populism, a seemingly resurgent Cold War, the ongoing refugee crisis and many other geopolitical and economic scenarios have challenged long-held assumptions and...

12/05/2016

Are you playing the new game of global tech?

Authors: Brad Silver, Global TICE Leader and Dr. Florian Gröne, Advisor to Executives for Strategy& You run a major technology company that sells a standard line of computer hardware and networking equipment to large enterprises. But sales are falling and margins are contracting. Why? You look around and realize that...

11/02/2016

Success and succession: addressing strategic planning for family businesses

Authors: Stephanie Hyde, Global Entrepreneurial & Private Business Leader and Peter Bartels, Global Family Business Leader We’re launching our eighth Family Business Survey today – with over 2,800 participants it’s a fascinating and truly global picture of one of the most important and vibrant business sectors. The ambition, resilience, and...

10/20/2016

Attracting and keeping the most talented millennials

Author: Partner & Global Information Leader, Global AIESEC Champion There’s no doubt that CEOs and their organisations are facing a challenging cocktail of new business opportunities and disruptive change from technological developments as well as increasing economic woes in many developed and emerging markets. As one CEO put it recently:...

10/10/2016

Pay attention – the banks are getting it right

Author Richard Sexton, Vice Chairman, Global Assurance The more research we undertake and the more research we read, the more we hear that transparency is increasingly important. We hear too that demonstrating trustworthiness is tricky and, as they work in new and increasingly varied ways, companies have to find new...

06/28/2016

Bracing for Brexit

Author: Bob Moritz , Network Chairman elect, PwC International Ltd. The global economy has enjoyed tremendous growth and opportunity by expanding the freedom to pursue business success through unfettered market access. This approach is being tested with the United Kingdom’s vote to “Brexit” the European Union. The outcome of this...

04/06/2016

Strategy that works: Book addresses bridging the gap between company strategy and execution

Author: Dennis Nally, Chairman, PwC International Ltd. Many executives concede their need for a better coordinated strategy; their company’s capabilities don’t support the value they seek to create. As they succinctly put it: “There is a lack of connection between where the enterprise aims to go and what it can...

09/03/2015

Strategy made simple in a digital world

Author: Carlo Gagliardi, Partner, PwC UK I’m an enthusiast. When I was young it was aeroplanes, then for years it was business strategy. Now, it’s digital. Though it would probably be more accurate to say that my second passion has morphed into my third - because these days, business strategy...

04/29/2015

Strategy & execution: Why it matters and why we’re so proud of it

Author: Dennis Nally, Chairman, PwC International Ltd. How often have you recently looked at your business, your customers and your competitors and found yourself questioning the types of services and products you’re offering? Maybe you’ve even started to question the type of business you’re currently in? Don’t worry. You’re not...

10/02/2014

Global airline CEOs are at a crossroads

Author: Jonathan Kletzel, Transportation & Logistics leader, PwC US The aviation sector has long been acknowledged as a critical multiplier of economic growth. So I think it’s good news for everyone that airline CEOs are even more optimistic about short-term prospects for their industry’s growth than CEOs across the board,...