From infrastructure to business culture: an action plan for successful digital transformation in Europe.
Not all strategies are created equal
Your corporate strategy is your company’s vision put into effect. It forms the backbone of your competitive edge, helping you build an agile and high-performing organization.
Keeping your strategy up-to-date is the best insurance against the uncertainty and volatility that today's companies often face—whether you aim to increase performance, prevent a takeover, build an alliance, prepare for a market turndown, or achieve sustainable growth in the global marketplace.
With years of experience working on international projects, we understand that not all strategies are created equal—and we know what factors make the difference. The right strategy gives you a decisive competitive edge, and our experts can turn a good strategy into a great one.
With a focus on business development, corporate transformation, performance programs, post-merger integration, and crisis management, our team can help you keep pace with changing demands by identifying new business models, comprehensive digital strategies, or smart approaches to stakeholder management.
A robust and viable strategy must address the future as well as the present, and digitization is one of today’s biggest challenges. Being able to effectively respond to a changing business environment means mastering growth, risk management, and efficiency gains. By utilizing strategy audits and scenario planning techniques, we enable our clients to achieve an indispensable overview, put the current strategy process to the test, and explore new options.
Our strategy consultants have a deep understanding of their fields of expertise, and they know how to apply that knowledge to your business. We are there to support and guide you through every step of the strategy process, from analytics and scenario planning to implementation.
No one can see into the future with certainty, but combining our sound understanding of megatrends with our scenario planning services, we help you do everything possible to prepare for it.
As early as 2009, Roland Berger formalized a long standing successful relationship with HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management by co-founding the Center for Strategy and Scenario Planning. HHL and Roland Berger have been collaborating on scenario planning for many years, and the Center embodies the synergies that result from bringing together internationally renowned experts in the fields of strategic management and planning from both academia and practice. We apply the scenario approach collaboratively with our clients. Based on HHL's experience in teaching strategic management and our experience in advising corporate clients around the world, we have developed innovative scenario tools that support our unique six step scenario approach.
It is tailored to the needs of top management, delivering outcomes that are rooted in solid business understanding and data, taking into account individual perspectives and the experience of each company. It permits unambiguous statements to be made about the most important factors influencing the object of analysis, like an industry, a region or a technology, and the scenarios built on these influencing factors.
Corporate strategies are increasingly under pressure from stakeholders in today’s connected world. Now more than ever, success is a matter of perception and not just performance.
Your company and its managers are evaluated in a public domain that places a premium on transparency, openness and corporate responsibility, and those public opinions can have very real ramifications. To ensure that your strategic agenda translates into the right image, careful consideration needs to be given to the messages you send into the public arena.
Communications and corporate strategy must be intertwined to deliver clear and consistent statements that satisfy a growing appetite for the participation of internal and external stakeholders as well as contribute to building public consent. After studying the trends and analyzing specific cases, our experts understand the ins and outs of both public relations and corporate affairs.
Conceptual frameworks like our proprietary Perception Value Management (PVM) approach can help you avoid communications issues and crises that may not only have costly implications, but the potential to shatter your corporate strategy.
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