Performance Improvement


Bain brings a holistic perspective to our clients’ most pressing strategic challenges and a four-decade track record of helping companies worldwide transform into sharper, smarter, better versions of themselves.

Our work is supplemented by the latest research and business insights, and Bain's proprietary approach to change management, called Results Delivery®. Results Delivery ensures that our teams help companies predict, measure and manage risk in order to reap the full benefits and return value.

Our definition of success is aligned with that of our clients’, and as part of our commitment we often tie our own fees to our clients' results.

Results Delivery® is a registered trademark of Bain & Company, Inc.

How we help

What We Offer:

We have three cost transformation offerings to meet your unique situation:

  • Bain Sustained Cost Transformation: Strategically transform your cost structure to gain competitive advantage.
  • Bain Zero-Based Budgeting: Build a continuous performance management capability to ensure every dollar is working in service of your strategy. Pair with Bain Zero-Based Redesign, a one-time, blank-sheet simplification of your operating model and core processes that reduces cost and complexity, to make your employees' lives simpler and their work more effective.
  • Bain Accelerated Transformation: Rapidly identify and capture revenue and cost savings opportunities when you urgently need a financial turnaround.

We also have a broad range of offerings that address specific elements of your organization:

  • Bain Support Function Advantage: Shift the focus of your support functions to more value-added activities while reducing cost, using powerful digital tools.
  • Bain Shared Services: Transform your shared services into a strategic asset, and unleash digital technologies to perform work faster, smarter and more efficiently.
  • Complexity Management: Reduce all forms of complexity to unlock value and turbocharge growth, agility and competitiveness.
  • Capability Sourcing: Acquire the right capabilities from the right source at the right price with the right partnership structure.
  • Business Process Redesign: Simplify and digitally enable your core business processes to deliver more value to your customer.
  • R&D/Innovation: Focus your R&D investment, and unlock the innovation potential of your company.

Explore our Operations offerings related to supply chain, procurement and more.

Our team

We work as an integrated part of your team, from frontline to C-suite, to deliver true results and make the changes stick. We have a core group of senior performance improvement focused experts that we deploy across the globe. We have conducted more than 5,000 performance improvement projects across every industry and geographical region.

Our team