Consumers Indicate Leisure Traffic for Airlines and Hotels Will Experience Boost this Summer, Says New Accenture Research

Leisure travelers will spend as many days on the road this summer as they did in summer 2001, according to new Accenture research.
May 16, 2002

Canada Wins the Gold in Moving Government Services Online, 2002 Annual Global Accenture Study Shows

National governments throughout the world significantly improved their online service delivery this past year, increasing the range and sophistication of eGovernment services for citizens and businesses alike, according to Accenture’s third annual global eGovernment study, “Realizing the Vision.”
April 24, 2002

Independent Commercial, R&D Functions Could Pioneer New Pharmaceutical Operating Model, Says Accenture Research

More autonomous Commercial and Research & Development organizations may be the cornerstone of an alternative operating model for pharmaceutical companies, according to new Accenture research.
April 18, 2002

Chinese Executives Say Entrepreneurial Spirit is Key to Country’s Future, According to Accenture Study

Most senior executives in China believe that encouraging greater entrepreneurial behaviour among their employees is crucial to the country’s future prosperity and success, according to a new study by Accenture.
April 17, 2002

Consumers Stress Importance of Speed Over Settlement Amount in Insurance Claims Resolution, According to Accenture Survey

Ninety-four percent of U.S. consumers who have filed a property and casualty (P&C) claim cited quick resolution of an insurance claim as highly important to their satisfaction with the claims process, while only 74 percent of respondents stressed the importance of the settlement amount offered, according to a survey released by Accenture.
April 16, 2002

Manufacturing in India Can Be Globally Competitive, According to Accenture Study

India’s manufacturing industry could substantially impact the country’s economic well-being by increasing its growth rate from the current 6 percent to 11 percent by 2006 according to an Accenture study released today, “Making Manufacturing in India Globally Competitive.”
April 04, 2002

Getting Information Technology Right is Key to M&A Successes, According to Accenture Study

Close to three quarters of executives in North America and Europe do not realize the important role information technology (IT) plays in the success of a merger or acquisition and in turn may be forgoing financial rewards, an Accenture study reveals.
March 20, 2002

Accenture Survey Shows “War For Talent” Continues, Layoffs Ending In 2002

Despite widespread workforce reductions in the United States during the last several months, the “war for talent” continues, with leadership and management leading senior executives’ lists of the most-sought-after skills according a survey of FORTUNE 1000 companies released by Accenture.
March 12, 2002

Asia Defiantly Embraces eCommerce

Despite the recent global economic downturn and still recovering from the dotcom aftermath, eCommerce continues to defy its skeptics and prove itself a potential source of opportunities with plenty to offer Asian countries, according to an Accenture study on the state of eCommerce in this region.
March 07, 2002

Senior Executives Focus Overwhelmingly on Cost Cutting During Tough Economic Times According to Survey

According to a survey released by Accenture, 80 percent of executives said their companies were able to cut costs, improve efficiencies, enhance customer service and revenues, or improve competitiveness with supply chain management initiatives.
February 06, 2002