Strategy That Works
For years, strategies have been developed all over the world that look great on paper, but don’t thrive in the real world. We have a different approach to strategy. It starts with what your company is uniquely good at and draws on your greatest strengths.
It builds in execution from day one and every day thereafter, so there’s never a gap between the strategy and its execution. It shapes your future and positions your company to succeed as markets change.
This defines what we do at Strategy&.
In order to build a strategy actually built to execute, you need to do the opposite of what most companies do.
Learn more about strategy that works in the new book written by Strategy& and published by Harvard Business Review Press.
Find out whether your company has a strategy that works. This short survey will help diagnose whether your organization is positioned to successfully close the strategy-to-execution gap.
Cesare Mainardi and Paul Leinwand provide a practical guide for using capabilities to build your company’s engine for growth.
This short profiler will help diagnose how coherent your company is and how well it is positioned for success.
Using customer experience (CX) to create value for your customers and business in an Age of Experience.
The next-generation sales force is organized around customer data. What sets a sales force apart from its competitors is not the data on its own, however, but the ability to analyze it and re-imagine its uses.
Understand your company's readiness to innovate and what it takes to create a stronger set of innovation capabilities by taking this short survey.
Companies need to adapt their business models to overcome the institutional voids that characterize many growth markets today. This report by PwC’s Growth Markets Centre provides insight into several examples of companies that have sought to adapt new business models when expanding in growth markets.
M&A in the global automotive supplier sector occurred at an unprecedented level in 2015, according to the Strategy& seventh annual “Consolidation in the Global Automotive Supply Industry” report. The authors believe the M&A boom in the supplier industry still has room to grow and deliver significant returns on investment.
Strategy&'s professionals around the globe have helped many of the world’s leading institutions solve some of their toughest problems, and capture their greatest opportunities. Our people are committed to our clients’ success, focused on helping you achieve essential advantage.
Paul Leinwand is Global Managing Director, Capabilities-Driven Strategy and Growth, at Strategy&. He is the coauthor of several books, including Strategy That Works: How Winning Companies Close the Strategy-to-Execution Gap (HBR Press, 2016).
Fadi Majdalani is the leader of Strategy&'s Engineered Products and Services practice in the Middle East. His work has included strategy-based transformation programs for regional airlines, national postal operators, and railway operators.
John Plansky is an expert in the restructuring of the global Information Technology function to enhance value for financial institutions and leads projects for clients in the financial services industry.
Barry Jaruzelski specializes in corporate and product strategy and the transformation of core innovation processes for high technology and industrial clients. He was singled out as one of Consulting magazine's Top 25 Consultants of 2013.
Vinay Couto leads global shared services and outsourcing advisory work, specializing in transformations. He has worked with clients across a variety of industries and is a three-time recipient of Strategy&'s Professional Excellence Award.
Christopher Vollmer focuses on developing digital businesses and innovative user experiences for leading companies across media, technology and consumer marketing. He was named a top 10 global digital marketing influencer by Forbes Insights and Appinions.
Earl Simpkins is a Partner in Strategy&’s Energy, Chemicals, and Utilities practice. His expertise includes corporate and business-unit strategy, regulatory strategy, performance management and strategy-based transformation.
Our heritage of working on clients’ toughest problems, combined with the breadth and depth of the PwC network, means that we deliver speed, certainty, and impact. Whether it’s devising a corporate strategy or building capabilities by transforming functions and business units, we’ll help you create the value you’re looking for.
Our work helping to plan out and execute a growth strategy for Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM), a major South American multi-utility provider, shows how joint PwC and Strategy& teams are collaborating to solve complex problems and deliver great results for clients.
A large regional health system set an ambitious goal of achieving a 20% reduction on its $500 million cost base for centralized and facility-based support functions. Strategy& helped the leadership team identify up to $120 million in annual savings and $13 million in margin improvement.
In September 2005, the Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Michael Mullen, challenged his acquisition community to reduce Virginia-class submarine construction costs by 20%. See how Strategy& streamlined design costs for a large U.S. nuclear shipbuilder.
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