This article by Booz & Company’s Gary Neilson and Harvard Business School Associate Professor Julie Wulf, published in the April 2012 issue of the Harvard Business Review, looks at the logical evolution of a CEO’s span of control and offers advice for managers as they progress in their careers.
We have conducted a new study of mergers & acquisitions in 2011. Having studied 320 transactions across eight industry sectors (chemicals, consumer staples, electric utilities, healthcare, industrials, information technology, media, and retail), we conclude that deals made with a capabilities perspective produce annual returns a full 12 percentage points higher than acquisitions with limited capabilities fit.
Booz & Company CEO Shumeet Banerji tells the Financial Times' Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson why he thinks things are looking up for a U.S. economic recovery, but that Europe's crisis may not yet be contained. He also weighs in on the FT's Capitalism in Crisis debate: The problem? Not enough of it.
The digital revolution is fundamentally changing the world. A new video by Booz & Company highlights some of the fundamental changes that digitization brings to governments, businesses, consumers and our lives.
Our 2012 industry perspectives, written by the leadership of Booz & Company’s industry practices, examine industry-wide trends, identify key decisions leaders need to make in 2012, and discuss the capabilities that companies need to build in order to be successful in this challenging global economic environment.