Businesses have been battling disruption by capturing savings to reinvest in growth. Many management teams have applied a zero-based mindset to unlock up to—and in some cases even greater than—1,000 basis points of their P&L to create a critical source of investment capacity into operational agility.3
But that’s only half the battle. While these funds may boost the bottom line, is the money flowing to the right places to fuel growth? Leaders must consider why, how, where and by whom work gets done to execute against strategic imperatives else they may fail competitively, and earnings will suffer.