Management Magnified: Getting Ahead in a Recession by Making Better Decisions

Date Added: Aug 2009
Format: PDF

To explore how the recession has affected corporate decision-making, in May 2009 the Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed companies from a range of industries around the world. Almost two-thirds (62%) report weaker demand, while only one-quarter observes continued growth. Most report that their organisations are responding to economic challenges in the traditional way: by focusing on cutting costs or improving efficiency.