Deloitte Review
Issue 4

Through the lens of traditional business strategy, emerging markets look more like a quagmire than an opportunity. Transport costs are high; delivery schedules are precarious; electricity can be a luxury; and red tape comes by the spool. If not for labor arbitrage, it would be tempting to sit on the sidelines. But waiting has its costs. In Necessity Breeds Opportunity, we consider whether these constraints can also frame innovation and lead to competitive advantage.

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Beyond Reproach

Ed Rial

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Rethinking Emerging Market Strategies

Vikram Mahidhar, Craig Giffi & Ajit Kambil

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Irrational Expectations

James Guszcza & John Lucker

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The Responsible and Sustainable Board

Steve Wagner, Eric Hespenheide & Kate Pavlovsky

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Innovation State

William D. Eggers & Shalabh Singh

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Talent AND work: Playing to your strengths

Jeff Schwartz & Andy Liakopoulos