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Rich Lesser
Rich Lesser is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world’s leading management consulting firms.

Entries by Rich Lesser

How Supporting Women Can Transform a Company

(0) Comments | Posted June 9, 2015 | 12:14 AM

More than ten years ago, The Boston Consulting Group established a Women's Initiative to increase the number of women at the firm -- as well as the levels of their success and satisfaction. Our work in this area is hardly done, but we believe we've made tremendous progress. Over...

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Decoding the 'Signals' From Davos

(92) Comments | Posted January 27, 2013 | 11:42 AM

As I head to Africa after the World Economic Forum in Davos, like most participants I am trying to distill the core insights from the past week. Clearly, the tone of the meeting was more optimistic than last year, with spirits buoyed by the recent upward momentum of China and...

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Are Knowledge Workers Being Replaced by 'Insight Workers'?

(8) Comments | Posted February 2, 2011 | 1:07 PM

Peter Drucker coined the phrase "knowledge workers" in 1959 to describe the shift in workforce trends and the increasing value of those who accumulate expertise within a given domain. The term has served us well for half a century, but it will become increasingly obsolete in the years ahead.


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