Yves Morieux is a senior partner and managing director in the Washington D.C. office of the Boston Consulting Group, director of the BCG Institute for Organisation, and a member of the global leadership team for the People & Organisation Practice. Yves is an expert in corporate transformation, and as such, leads the firm’s development in helping organisations to create the structural and behavioural groundwork with regards to competitive change.
Yves’ pioneering methodology in connection with new ways or organisational thinking is encapsulated in “Smart Simplicity”, an approach designed in conjunction with different BCG clients covering various industries and regions. The principle behind this approach is the creation of an environment allowing employees to collaborate in order to develop creative solutions to complex challenges.
His tenure as a fellow saw his research focused on new business complexities and their various organisational implications. He has used his insights to help CEOs with critical challenges, such as transforming their business model and culture, to moving their company from a state of quasi-bankruptcy to becoming industry leaders.
Yves Morieux, together with Peter Tollman, is the author of “Six Simple Rules: How to Manage Complexity without Getting Complicated”. The book is based on the Smart Simplicity principles and examines how companies are able to embrace new business complexity and thrive. He has also featured in various articles dealing with adaptation in a complex business landscape, and counts amongst these publications the likes of The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, The Economist, Harvard Business Review, and Le Monde, to name but a few.
Yves’ educational background includes a Ph.D. in Industrial Marketing from the University of Strathclyde in the UK, a DEA in Organisational Sociology from the Paris Institute of Political Science, a Postgraduate Certificate in Research and Quantitative Skills from the Scottish Business School, and a MSc from SKEMA and an alumnus from Salzburg Seminar in American Studies. His working experience prior to joining BCG was a director at a private research and consulting practice specializing in applying state-of-the-art findings in the social sciences to organisations and markets.
When not speaking, Yves divides his time between research initiatives and advising senior executives of leading corporations and public-sector organisations worldwide on their strategies and organisational transformation.
Yves Morieux, as a keynote speaker, is noted for his talks on maximizing employee engagement, efficiency, and motivation. He is an expert with regards to corporate transformation, all the while helping corporations develop both behavioural and structural approaches in order for a company to compete at its best.
“Yves Morieux of the Boston Consulting Group gave a stirring talk at HR Tech Europe today in his opening keynote. Morieux’s talk at TED @ BCG last year titled “As work gets more complex, 6 rules to simplify” is currently close to 2 million views and hits squarely at a challenge of businesses of every industry: managing in an increasing complex world.”