business

Challenges and questions on the start-up journey

Start-up entrepreneurs transform new ideas into thriving companies. But they face significant challenges on their journey from market newbie to mature player. We explore some of the main questions founders should be asking at four key stages in the business lifecycle.
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CEO Outlook: Transformation capacity as a strategic success factor

Half of the 50 CEOs interviewed in Switzerland (of 1,200 CEOs interviewed worldwide) stated that they are planning major transformations in their respective companies in the next three years. Today’s transformation is a continuous flow of incremental steps, which allows for quick adjustments and corrections, speed to market and measurement.
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CEO Outlook: Strategic cornerstones of CEOs in Switzerland

In a global survey, KPMG asked the opinion of 1,200 CEOs, of which 50 are based in Switzerland. In regard to their most pressing issues in the coming years, there are some clear indications where the journey might be going. Swiss CEOs would like to speed up their go-to-market processes for products and services.
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The 3 most critical factors for successful business transformation

KPMG’s study “Clarity on Transformation” revealed that senior executives in Switzerland are attuned to the urgent need to invest in continual business transformation. Yet many feel their organizations are not capable of driving the transformational changes necessary to create higher performance due to internal barriers.
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CEO Outlook: The Swiss economy looks set to keep growing

In a global KPMG study surveying 1,200 CEOs worldwide, Swiss CEOs see the future of their companies in a more positive light than the international average. 66 percent of Swiss business leaders believe their companies will experience growth over the next three years, whilst the international average is at 47 percent.
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CEOs set a high bar for their CFOs

In today’s complex global economy, what do CEOs expect from their CFOs? The answer: strategic partners. KPMG surveyed over 500 executives across the globe to explore the CFO through a CEO lens.
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