Five management principles from companies modernizing our vehicles, buildings and electric grids

April 2012
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Five management principles from companies modernizing our vehicles, buildings and electric grids

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AutoDesk, Cisco Systems, Facebook, General Electric, IBM, Johnson Controls, Microsoft, General Motors, PG&E, Boeing, CBRE, FedEx, Ford, and Jones Lang LaSalle talk to PwC about their roles in accelerating efficiency in our energy, information, building and transportation systems. Stressing the importance of systems thinking, collaboration skills, and innovation capabilities needed for growth, these companies are capitalizing on both technology change and business model innovation to achieve breakthroughs in business and environmental performance.

At the heart of converging forces among energy, information, building, and transportation technologies is the potential for far greater economic and environmental benefits than we’ve seen before. PwC and GreenBiz interviewed leaders from 15 companies to learn how they're working differently to capitalize on this convergence to create value for customers with new products, services -- even new business models. They share insights of interest for any leader who wants to reduce costs, mitigate risks, and contribute to overall profitability of the business.


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