Business Trends 2013 Deloitte Debates
Building on the BRICs
BRICs or beyond: Catch the next wave or tread water?
Several new emerging markets like Indonesia and Malaysia offer enticing alternatives to the more mature BRICs nations. How much pressure should U.S. multinationals feel about making preemptive moves in there?
Emerging market talent strategies
Emerging market talent management: Trust tried and tested, or explore new approaches?
Can established global enterprises continue the talent management practices that have contributed to their success through the years, or is it time to consider new approaches?
Manufacturing beyond China
Offshore. Nearshore. Not sure.
China and offshore manufacturing are now almost synonymous. But is China the leading choice for every situation?
Partnerships for the future
Teaming up on fresh approaches to today's challenges
Partnerships between the U.S. government and the private sector historically were undertaken to achieve large infrastructure projects. Given the increasingly complex nature of our national challenges, has the time come for government and business to team up more often?
Reengineering business intelligence
Big data and listening capabilities: Can they deliver strategic intelligence?
Is there real value in investing more for next-generation capabilities?
The responsible enterprise
Separate or equal: Should environmental and social issues be an integral part of your business?
A number of leading companies are taking deliberate steps to make environmental, social, and governance (ESG) activities an integral part of their business strategy and operations. Is this new approach to ESG issues worth pursuing, or should companies stick with business as usual?
The rewired customer
Designing the future today
Customers are constantly rewiring their shopping behavior in response to new technologies, challenging economic realities, and shifting cultural norms. What can companies do today to satisfy the yet-to-be-determined needs of tomorrow’s consumers?
The scale paradox
The balancing act: Applying analytics to gain a scale advantage
Does analytics offer an advantage based on company size and the ability to scale, or is it just a new juggling act?