What we believe

Essential advantage lies within. A few differentiating capabilities drive identity and success.

We believe passionately that essential advantage lies within and that a few differentiating capabilities drive any organization’s identity and success. We work with our clients to discover and build those strengths and capture the market opportunities where they can earn the right to win.

 

Featured foresight

The 2013 Global Innovation 1000 Study: Navigating the Digital Future

Strategy&'s (Formerly Booz & Company) ninth annual study of innovation trends and spending shows that the world’s 1,000 largest public corporate R&D spenders invested US$638 billion in innovation this year, the highest level ever..read more >

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The 2012 Chief Executive Study: Time for New CEOs

This is the thirteenth year that Strategy& (Formerly Booz & Company) has examined CEO successions among the world’s top 2,500 public companies. In 2012, 15.0 percent of CEOs at those companies left office, up from 14.2 percent in 2011. read more >

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Trade Promotion Excellence

Strategy&'s (Formerly Booz & Company) Trade Promotion Excellence team helps consumer products companies improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their trade operations. read more >

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Fit for Growth

In an uneven business climate, companies need to transform how they operate, while creating the capacity to invest in growth. That starts by articulating a clear and compelling cost agenda, continues with the building of lean processes, systems, operations, and organization, and culminates in the institutionalization of capabilities that keep companies fit. read more >

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Digitization

Thanks to digitization, companies across industries are racing to migrate "analog" approaches to customers, products, services, and operating models to an always-on, real-time, and information rich marketplace. In doing so, these companies secure not only continued relevance, but also superior returns.read more >

Digitization

Consumerization

Strategy& (Formerly Booz & Company) strongly believes that consumerism is a revolutionary force that will fundamentally alter the status quo in the health industry. We work with our clients as they seek to understand all the implications of this new world and become leaders in the consumerization of healthcare. read more >

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Capabilities-Driven Strategy

The power of coherence: A company's right to win in any market depends not just on external market positioning, and not just on internal capabilities — but on a coherent strategy that aligns them at every level.read more >

Capabilities-Driven Strategy

Organizational DNA

Find out in five minutes if your organization has the right stuff by diagnosing its DNA. Is it Passive-Aggressive, Fits-and-Starts, Outgrown, Overmanaged, Just-in-Time, Military Precision, or Resilient? Once you know, you can keep what’s good, fix what’s wrong, and unlock great performance.read more >

Organizational DNA

 

Practice areas thought leadership

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Books
view all books The conventional wisdom about strategy may be leading your company astray. In The Essential Advantage: How to Win with a Capabilities-Driven Strategy, Strategy&'s Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi maintain that success in any market accrues to firms with a coherence premium — a tight match between their strategic direction and the capabilities that make them unique. view all books >
 
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