Enabling growth with cost transformation and operational improvement

Companies need a strategic approach to cost transformation to achieve lasting growth. Our Fit for Growth* programs have helped the world’s top companies gain a competitive advantage by refocusing their costs on the capabilities that are truly critical for their success and designing supportive organisations and cultures to make the improvements sustainable. By making deliberate, strategy-backed choices about costs and applying rigorous operational improvement, companies emerge from Fit for Growth transformations leaner, stronger, and ready for growth.

Is your company ready for growth? Take the 5-minute interactive Fit for Growth Index profiler to find out >


Fit for Growth e-books
Our e-books - one focussed on Australian banks; the other on the broader Australian financial services landscape - explain more about how our strategic approach to cost transformation can help your company beat the competition.

Banking e-book: find out more >
Other Financial Services e-book: read here >

Fit for Growth videos

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Is your company ready to tackle the intense challenges that business faces today? Our Fit for Growth approach is a proven model for unlocking performance that helps companies manage their cost in a more strategic way, letting them to cut costs and grow stronger at the same time.
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In this video, PwC’s Strategy& leader Vinay Couto discusses how the Fit for Growth approach helps companies gain a competitive edge.
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In this video, Strategy&’s Vinay Couto explains how assessing your company’s Fit for Growth Index can help better position your company for high performance and sustainable growth.
Fit for Growth Index profiler
Determine your company’s Fit for Growth Index score and compare your "fitness" level against competitors’. This easy-to-use online profiler will enable you to self-assess how ready your company is for growth, allow you to visualise the payoff from connecting your cost and growth agendas, and provide you with tailored recommendations based on your unique starting point.

Our Fit for Growth Financial Services perspectives and key publications

Is your bank ready for growth?
Transform costs from inescapable burdens to exciting pro-growth choices, enabling your company to stay fit by cutting costs and deploying resources to maximum effect year after year.
Banking Matters
The latest thinking on current and future banking trends from Australia and across our global network.
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How to use a “capabilities lens” to look for markets, rethink your firm’s value proposition with tiered offerings aimed at transparency and client suitability, go digital more effectively and adapt your cost structure to the revenue realities.
Project Blue
The Project Blue framework considers the rise and interconnectivity of emerging markets and state-directed approaches to economic development. It also examines the impact of new technology, demographics, changing customer behaviour and mounting pressure on the world’s most critical natural resources.

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* Fit for Growth is a registered service mark of PwC Strategy& LLC in the United States.