Today’s business managers operate in globally networked markets. They face growing competition and complexity as shifts in economic power coincide with an era of increased governance and regulatory oversight. Many companies are struggling to achieve a balance between risk and opportunity. Many managers feel overwhelmed by workload and the uncertainty of how they—and their function or department—can demonstrate higher value.
In every world region, as businesses contend with these new economic realities, traditional relationships and organizational structures are breaking down. They confront an environment where any misstep ...