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In the news

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"In the news" is a sampling of recent prominent press mentions from news outlets around the world about Strategy& and its studies, ideas, and people.

Paul Leinwand, senior partner at PwC’s Strategy& took the interview with China Daily during his visit in China. He said there are lots of opportunities for Chinese companies to offer differentiated products and services to the rest of the world, despite the rising labor cost in China that seems to have weakened the price advantage of made-in-China products.
Which one should be prioritized, strategy or implementation? It's always a controversial topic among business and academic societies. During an interview with Paul Leinwand, Senior Partner at PwC’s Strategy&, and Huchu Xu, Managing Director of Strategy& Greater China by Shen-si-xing, they articulate how to close the gap between strategy and implementation by capability and share their perspective on capabilities system building.
Paul Leinwand, senior partner at PwC’s Strategy& visits China with his new co-authored book Strategy That Works. He stressed, strategy directs where you go and how to build up advantage, while execution guides what to do, tied with right capabilities. When there is a huge gap between strategy and execution, executives should rethink their capabilities.

Press releases

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Review media releases issued by Strategy&.

Shanghai, October 26, 2016 – By 2020, companies will have shifted the majority of their R&D spending away from physical product-based offerings to digital offerings—software and service, according to the 2016 Global Innovation 1000 Study from Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting business. The need to stay competitive is the top reason why companies cited a shift in their R&D budgets towards software and services, and for good reason – according to the study, companies who reported faster revenue growth relative to key competitors allocated 25 percent more of their R&D budgets to software offerings than companies who reported slower revenue growth.
Shanghai, June 22, 2016 – Global inclusion in the Internet could bring seven percent of the world’s population – 500 million people - above absolute poverty levels, and add US$6.7 trillion to global economic output, according to a new study by Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting business.
Shanghai, April 27, 2016 – In 2015, 17 percent of the largest 2500 public companies in the world changed their CEO, more than in any of the previous 16 years of the CEO Success Study from Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting business. Over the past several years more big companies have been deliberately choosing their new CEO from outside of the company as part of a planned succession, an indication that hiring an outsider has become more of an intentional leadership choice than a necessity.