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Adaptability in Turbulent Times Creates a Real Performance Gap Between CompaniesAUG 21, 2012 - 00:01 ET
The Companies Most Able to Adapt in Turbulent Times Increase Market Capitalization by up to 31 Percentage Points More per Year, According to a Ranking of the Top 27 Adaptive Companies From BCG
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - August 21, 2012) - In the first list of its kind, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has analyzed the financial results of more than 2,500 U.S. public companies in a wide range of industries to determine the 27 most adaptive companies during periods of high turbulence in the business environment.
The ranking uses the proprietary BCG Adaptive Advantage Index to measure how well a company adapts its business model to turbulence. Using BCG's interactive and print rankings, executives can find out which players lead in adaptiveness in their industry. And by exploring what makes some companies more adaptive than others, companies can learn how to enhance their own adaptive capabilities in five critical areas of signal, experimentation, organization, systems, and ecosocial advantage.
The report, "The Most Adaptive Companies 2012: Winning in an Age of Turbulence," found:
Companies that deliberately build capabilities in each of the five areas of adaptive advantage can improve their adaptiveness to turbulence. And that can translate into significant financial rewards.
"Chronic turbulence is altering business models and undermining incumbent positions with unprecedented speed," said Martin Reeves, a BCG senior partner, coauthor of the report, and director of BCG's Strategy Institute. "Executives must now master the art of adaptive advantage."
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