Many governments have lost confidence in strategy. Instead of determining goals, they follow methods. But good strategy calls for doing the opposite: being clear about goals and flexible about how to reach them. An adaptive approach to strategy offers governments a chance to rehabilitate this vital discipline.
A CEO’s strategic and investment choices are calculated bets, made in a competitive and uncertain environment. When developing a strategy to create value, it pays to know your company’s starting position. BCG has identified ten such positions, or value patterns, that define the moves most likely to create value.
China’s strong economy has attracted companies eager for growth, but they’re running up against the huge challenge of finding and keeping enough qualified talent. Here are the four imperatives of talent management and a checklist for building a lasting presence in the world’s second-largest market.