Bain in the news

  • Managing in difficult times - Bain Seoul

    November 12, 2012 | Maekyung Economy | Media mention

    2013 represents another challenging year for all of us as companies like Samsung. Turbulent times are nothing new and as we faced recessions after recessions, some firms actually do come out much stronger than before.

  • The Simpler the Better - Bain Seoul

    November 10, 2012 | Chosun Weekly BIZ | Media mention

    In-N-Out Burger, a US based fast food restaurant, menu is very simple it has only 4 types of hamburgers versus 14 different types in McDonald’s. It has one size cup for soda versus 3 different types in Burger King. One sized fries. And yet, their profit per store is about 30 percent higher.

  • The golden rule of networking... deposit first before taking your network credit - Bain Seoul

    June 09, 2012 | Chosun Ilbo Weekly Biz | Media mention

    Contrary to conventional wisdom, money is only small part of the success key in the business world. The most important success factor is one’s human network and the ability to build a meaningful network.

  • Why do good growing companies go bankrupt? - Bain Seoul

    April 21, 2012 | Chosun Ilbo Weekly Biz | Media mention

    One of the most starling facts about modern management is the speed in which the companies go bankrupt. The jokes around this particular management phenomenon is that it is similar to a diet. It takes a long and arduous process to lose weight but it only takes a few days to gain weight.

  • iPhone design modification: yes from China and no from the US? – “Flexibility” is the question - Bain Seoul

    February 17, 2012 | Maeil Business Newspaper | Media mention

    One of the reasons for dwindling US competitiveness is its slow decay and the decline of manufacturing prowess that it had once enjoyed. A country known for inventing the Ford manufacturing process and assembly line no longer is the front page news in terms of advancement in this field.

  • Expand the M&A horizon beyond the domestic market

    December 06, 2005 | Private Equity | JoongAng Ilbo | Media mention

    "Korean companies need to start looking at M&A opportunities in overseas markets", commented Chul Joon Park, Partner of Bain & Company Seoul, a multi-national consulting firm. Chul Joon Park was recently appointed as the head of the Asia-Pacific private equity practice of Bain & Company.