Organizational Effectiveness

Emerging Market Currency Volatility…It’s Getting “Real”

“Currencies should not be used as a tool of competitive devaluation. The world should not make the mistake that it has made in the past of using currencies as the tools of economic warfare.” – George Osborne, Britain’s Finance minister…

PODCAST: Global Performance Drivers – Q1 2013

This podcast discusses FSG’s Global Performance Drivers report designed to align management teams around global drivers impacting revenue targets and profitability mandates. Listen as FSG CEO Rich Leggett interviews Matt Lasov, Head of EMEA Research and Global Analytics, and Sam Osborn,…

Healthcare Executives Are Facing Increasing Pricing Pressures from Governments in Latin America

This March in Miami, senior executives from leading healthcare multinational companies gathered for a debate and discussion session moderated by Frontier Strategy Group. The Miami Healthcare Breakfast Roundtable provided a unique opportunity for senior executives in the pharmaceutical and medical…

Managing Indonesia’s Workforce Risks in 2013

Starting now, companies will face increasing workforce risks in Indonesia. Wages will rise by 15-30% over the next 12 months, pushing companies towards a labor cost trap, and a new regulation slated for implementation later this year will restrict companies’…

India’s Crucial New Budget: Congress Party to Overpromise and Under-Deliver Again?

India’s budget does not propose any grand plans or major reforms, disappointing several groups that expected the finance minister to combat decade-low growth with a radical plan. However, multinationals have welcomed the realistic and well-balanced strategy FSG View: Relatively Neutral…

US-Colombia FTA Stumbles Out of the Gate, But Trade is a Marathon, not a Sprint: Highlights from FSG’s Bogota Interview with Expert Advisor Juan David Barbosa

Despite general optimism at the opportunities provided by the new US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, FSG clients have reported unwelcome delays and roadblocks in efforts to take advantage of the agreement, as noted in our recent Quarterly Market Review of Colombia.…

Emerging Market View: What Our Analysts Are Reading – 3/29/2013

FSG’s research talent keeps a close eye on not only worldwide headlines, but also region-specific news for more locally-driven insight.  Here are a few articles highlighted by our research team: Is Africa much richer than we think? No one knows – CNN…