Finance outsourcing in the high-tech and electronics industries

Key Findings of an Accenture-sponsored survey conducted by the EIU looking into trends, risks and opportunities associated with finance outsourcing in the high-tech and electronics industries: Finance is among the most outsourced functions. Finance being outsourced by small and large … Continue reading

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Shaping digital convergence through mergers & acquisitions

Useful EIU / PwC survey findings and report on the opportunities and the pitfalls involved in digital convergence and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). This is an exhaustive survey of 149 executives supplemented with over 30 in-depth interviews of industry veterans. … Continue reading

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EIU/Accenture suvey on innovation and growth strategies

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) just came out with the results of an Accenture-sponsored survey on innovation and growth strategies. Key findings: What do you think will be the main drivers of profitable growth at your company over the coming … Continue reading

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EIU / Accenture survey on Integrating Mergers and Acquisitions

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) just published the results of a survey of 600 executives (more than a fourth of them C-level executives or board members) on Integrating Acquisitions. Some of the key findings: Countries that rank highest in projected … Continue reading

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McKinsey survey on the top business trends

The McKinsey Quarterly has an interesting survey on the executive take on the top business trends facing us now: What contributes most to the accelerating pace of change in the global business environment today? Innovation in products, services, and business … Continue reading

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CEO Briefing: Corporate priorities for 2006

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) recently came out with their survey/research findings identifying the management challenges that face the world's corporate leaders. The key findings: Overseas markets will absorb more attention than domestic markets. Local will be as important as … Continue reading

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