We believe complexity is the defining issue facing organizations today. The world has changed, and traditional approaches to strategy and execution no longer work. Companies need fresh perspective and new methodologies.
Traditional economies of scale have gone away. Nearly half of companies on the S&P 500 became less profitable as they grew.
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Explore in detail how complexity has impacted businesses and the markets in which they compete, and the strategies, mindsets, and skillsets required to grow profitably.Learn More
Learn a practical approach for reshaping your cost structure, freeing up cash flows, and boosting productivity by attacking process, product, and organizational complexity.Learn More
Companies frequently underestimate the complexity of expansion, leading to profit dilution and slower growth. WP&C analyzed the market, operational, and regulatory complexity of 83 countries across 31 factors, and then used machine learning to group these countries by level of complexity. We also innovated a new metric that any company can calculate—the Footprint Complexity Score—and demonstrated its correlation with a company’s operating profit. Read our research here.
Take our 9-question diagnostic to help uncover where complexity is hiding in your business, reducing profits, and sabotaging growth. Learn what type of complexity harms your organization and where to prioritize complexity reduction to improve performance and reduce costs. Take the quiz here.
Armed with the knowledge from WP&C's Square Root Costing, companies can build better strategies around business problems such as product mix, innovation, and international expansion—enabling them to better compete in our complex world. Read more in our latest issue of Vantage Point.
Read our case studies to learn more about how we’ve helped organizations achieve these results.
US military organization improves effectiveness through greater accountability, leadership development, and rigorous performance management
Vehicle company tackles complexity to capture $8M in lost profitability
Oil company adopts new OEMS and transforms culture to unlock progress