Business Pulse

Exploring the dual perspectives on the top 10 risks and opportunities 2013 and beyond

How can you be confident your company is well placed to meet the risks currently on the horizon? And how can you know that opportunities aren’t passing you by?

To prepare for what lies ahead, organizations need to understand the risks and opportunities that await them over the next few years. According to our recent report Business Pulse: exploring the dual perspectives on the top 10 risks and opportunities in 2013 and beyond, a shift in thinking is evident among companies.

Innovative companies looking for opportunities created by global economic uncertainty:

  • Shift in corporate mindset, as no longer waiting for end to uncertainty
  • Pricing pressure, cost cutting and market risks seen as top risks in 2013
  • Companies seeing opportunities through innovation, emerging market demand and investment in processes to achieve greater productivity

Based on a survey of 641 companies from 21 countries, Business Pulse: exploring the dual perspectives of the top 10 risks and opportunities in 2013 and beyond indicates that pricing pressure has become the biggest risk noted by companies this year, with business leaders now accepting that they must find a way to be profitable in shrunken markets, and look to emerging markets for growth

Download the full Business Pulse report and start preparing and planning.


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