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Knowledge Center

Welcome to the L.E.K. Knowledge Center. Here you will find our latest thought leadership series, Executive Insights, which shares our leaders’ deep expertise and capabilities across a range of industries. The Knowledge Center also offers compelling case studies that demonstrate how L.E.K. helps to achieve exceptional business results for our clients; valuable recruiting videos where you can glean insights about life at L.E.K., learn questions that our team asks during the interview process, practice case interview questions and much more; and original articles published in top business publications covering a broad spectrum of topics of interest to executives. 

Executive Insights

Volume XIX, Issue 61 By: Maria Steingoltz, Alex Evans

The cluttered field of health and beauty products has a new kid on the block: personalized beauty. This emerging area offers an alternative to “one size fits all” offerings. Players in this space use information gathered on a person’s genetic composition and lifestyle choices to design products that best meet the customer’s specific needs.

Volume XIX, Issue 60 By: Eric Navales

U.S. industrials have been facing a number of challenges over the past year and a half, resulting in slow end-market growth. They are also grappling with evolving value chain dynamics, a continuing stream of new technologies, and uncertainty about some of the regulatory and policy moves of the new administration. Where should U.S. companies be focusing their efforts?

Volume XIX, Issue 59 By: Dan McKone, Alan Lewis

Not long ago “traveling in style” simply meant first-class transportation, plush accommodations, and dining nightly at five-star restaurants. It was an aspiration that few could ever hope to achieve. But according to the L.E.K. 2017 Luxury Travel Study — a survey of nearly two thousand U.S. travelers — that has begun to change.

Published Articles

Clinical Liquid Biopsy Explained: Applications, Techniques, And Players

The field known as liquid biopsy was born on the backs of novel molecular technologies. But liquid biopsy is not limited to ctDNA, and may include detection of other cancer-derived particles, including exosomes harboring tumor RNA and circulating tumor cells (CTCs).

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Time for Medtechs to Rethink GPOs?

Medtech companies have long had a complicated relationship with group purchasing organizations (GPOs), especially with the nationals GPOs. GPOs offer opportunity for greater market coverages and efficient contracting, both of which benefit medtechs and their provider customers.

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China: Do You Need to Revamp Your Customer Channel?

An effective and efficient pathway to customers is important everywhere in orthopaedics, but perhaps nowhere is it more critical and complex than in China.

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