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SME strategies for success: A global study that reveals the key drivers of success for SMEs in 2017 and beyond
Client: American Express
This study, based on a survey of 3,200 SMEs in 15 countries, provides a comprehensive view of SME sentiment at a time of heightened uncertainty. The results showed:
Though SMEs are concerned about the threat of political and economic uncertainty, their business outlook is generally optimistic.
Many view technology as a positive force for disruption, presenting new opportunities.
SMEs thrive by exploiting key advantages, which we describe as their Four Aces: Applying technology, Agility, Accelerated innovation, and Attracting talent.
Many SMEs are developing growth strategies by focusing their expertise in niche markets, driving sales growth at home and abroad.
Finance remains a key challenge for SMEs—and a significant opportunity exists for financial providers to assist growing SMEs.
Governments, policy-makers and other agencies can help create conditions that help SMEs prosper. To be effective, however, governments need to understand that different kinds of SMEs have different needs.
Our “SMEs: Equipped to Compete” series shows how SMEs are transforming their businesses to compete in a rapidly-evolving global business environment.
As part of a wider research programme drawing on surveys and interviews, Oxford created a series of infographics and presentations to visualize key findings, focusing on the specific kind of transformations SMEs are undergoing to remain competitive in today's rapidly changing global market.
Tax Burden on Travel & Tourism in the US
Client: World Travel & Tourism Council
The travel and tourism industries are major contributors to the US economy, but it shoulders a disproportionately high tax burden—on average, it's taxed 0.5% more than other industries. In partnership with the World Travel & Tourism Council, Oxford Economics produced this infographic to explore the significance and impact of the tax burden on travel and tourism.
Global Talent Dashboards
Oxford Economics’ Global Talent Programme provides HR decision-makers with pioneering global research into how major economic, business, and market shifts are transforming the global demand for talent, while demographic, education, and technology trends reshape the future supply of talent.
This ground-breaking programme provides data and forecasts on talent, employment, business, economic, and demographic trends in 46 countries and 18 industry sectors. These are presented in our infographic global and country talent dashboards, which provide vital information at a glance through charts and tables on the supply and demand for talent.
What sets Risk Masters apart?
The Accenture 2013 Global Risk Management Study examines the perspectives and concerns of executives at nearly 450 companies in eight industry groups and in three major geographic regions. The study also examines the ways Risk Masters stand apart from the others by applying advanced risk management capabilities to achieve competitive advantage.
We produced an extensive set of infographics showing how these Risk Masters direct a pervasive culture of risk management, typically managed by a Chief Risk Officer. This same perspective applies to the subsectors covered by this research, with similar infographics for banking and capital markets, energy and utilities, healthcare and life sciences, insurance, and public services sectors.
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