Yves Morieux

Director, The Boston Consulting Group Institute for Organisation

Yves Morieux is a globally sought after advisor on corporate transformation, working with the CEOs and leadership teams of the most prominent  companies around the world on their transformation efforts. A contributor to the development of organization theory relating to the structural and behavioral conditions for economic value creation and competitive advantage, he has advised more than 500 organizations across industries around the world. He joined BCG  in 1995 in the Paris office, transferred to Mumbai in 2012 and is now based in the Washington DC office. He leads the firm’s global development of approaches at the intersection of strategy, structures and behaviors to help corporations  simultaneously increase productivity and employees’ satisfaction at work. A BCG Fellow, he leads the BCG Institute for Organization where he created BCG’s new approach to the management of complexity for competitive advantage (Smart Simplicity ®) summarized in his TED Talks here and here

Prior to joining BCG, Dr Morieux was a Director in a private research and counseling practice that specialized in the application of state-of-art results from social sciences to corporations, public organizations and markets

Yves Morieux holds a PhD in industrial marketing from the university of Strathclyde in the UK, a DEA in organizational sociology from the Paris Institute of Political Science (Sciences Po), a postgraduate certificate in research and quantitative skills from the Scottish Business School, a MSc from CERAM-SKEMA and is a Salzburg Seminar  in American Studies alumnus.

He has been a professor in the advanced  Decision Sciences & Organizational Sociology programs of the Paris Institute of Political Science and was social science expert for the French National Research Agency (ANR) . He has published two books (recently: Six Simple Rules – How to manage complexity without getting complicated, Harvard Business Review Press, 2014), various scientific articles or book chapters, and is frequently featured in the media or business press on organizational evolution (e.g.  The Economist, Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Time, Le Monde).

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Posted on 07.10.2016

Want happier, more productive employees? Embrace cooperation

Companies are facing growing complexity, declining productivity and a slump in employee satisfaction. Despite all the technological innovation around us in every industry there is a constant slowdown in productivity. The decline is so dramatic that we at BCG have been looking for the ‘hole’ which has been draining companies’ productivity. Before unravelling the mystery […]

By Yves Morieux Director, The Boston Consulting Group Institute for Organisation