Multi-Polar World Challenging Governments to Invest and Act for Long-Term Success, New Accenture Report Finds

Multi-Polar World Challenging Governments to Invest and Act for Long-Term Success, New Accenture Report Finds
DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 29, 2009 – The rise of the multi-polar world is challenging governments to think and operate in new ways to protect, maintain, and enhance national and individual citizen economic conditions and opportunities, according to a The Challenges to Government from the Multi-Polar World, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  The report lays out five challenges governments must address to succeed in the multi-polar world: developing national talent; managing the movement of people and money; enhancing social infrastructure; protecting national security; and ensuring environmental sustainability.  
January 29, 2009

Accenture Identifies Imperatives for Business, Government In Times of Economic Uncertainty

Accenture Identifies Imperatives for Business, Government In Times of Economic Uncertainty
DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 28, 2009 – Companies seeking to improve business performance in the midst of the current global economic crisis should focus on three strategic objectives in 2009, according to Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 28, 2009

Governments Must Improve Engagement with Citizens and Collaborate With Other Providers to Improve Service Delivery and Outcomes, New Accenture Report Finds

Governments Must Improve Engagement with Citizens and Collaborate With Other Providers to Improve Service Delivery and Outcomes, New Accenture Report Finds
WASHINGTON; Jan. 12, 2009 – Engaging citizens and collaborating with a wider network of service providers are among the key practices that can help governments improve the quality of the services and outcomes they deliver to their constituents, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 12, 2009

China’s High-Performance Businesses Well Prepared for Tougher Times, Accenture Research Finds

China’s High-Performance Businesses Well Prepared for Tougher Times, Accenture Research Finds
BEIJING; Dec. 8, 2008 – As China continues to move forward after 30 years of economic reform and opening up its markets to the world, China’s high-performance businesses are well prepared to enter a challenging new era as the economic environment toughens and their low-cost advantages diminish, according to findings from Accenture’s 2008 High Performance Business China Research.
December 08, 2008

Customer Service, Not Price, Remains Top Cause of Customer Churn, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Nov. 18, 2008 – Service again ranked above price as a global driver of customer churn, according to Accenture’s fourth annual study on customer service satisfaction, titled “High Performance in the Age of Customer Centricity.” 
November 18, 2008

Uncertain Economy Weighs Heavily on US Workers, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Nov. 13, 2008 – Nearly two-thirds of U.S. middle managers say that the economy is having a negative impact on their work environments, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey released today.
November 13, 2008

Accenture to Open Management Consulting Innovation Center in Singapore

SINGAPORE; Oct. 24, 2008 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will open a Management Consulting Innovation Center in Singapore in early 2009 that will be a regional hub for developing, enhancing and showcasing innovative ideas and offerings in management consulting and serve the company’s growing business in the Asia Pacific region.  
October 23, 2008

Accenture and Indian School of Business Launch Accenture Management Development Academy in India

HYDERABAD; April 21, 2008 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Indian School of Business (ISB) have launched the Accenture Management Development Academy in India, an online, classroom and on-the-job training program designed to develop and nurture leaders from Accenture’s mid-level management in India.
April 21, 2008

North American and European Executives Say Business Strategy Depends Largely on Innovation,Yet Corporate Responsibility for Innovation Is Highly Fragmented, Accenture Survey Shows

NEW YORK; April 3, 2008 – Business strategy is driven largely by innovation, but corporate responsibility for the innovation process is highly fragmented, according to findings of a survey published today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
April 03, 2008

Top Executives Cite Competition, Global Economy, Attracting and Retaining Talent as Top Threats to their Companies’ Success, Accenture Survey Finds

DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 22, 2008 — Competition, the health of the global economy and attracting and retaining the best talent top the list of threats to business success for senior executives at some of the world’s largest companies, according to a survey released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
January 22, 2008