Arcus is a leading research and strategy management consulting firm that helps businesses, governments, and non-profit organizations solve their most challenging problems related to growth, organization and operations.
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Arcus offers clients a unique combination of fact-based industry knowledge and superior functional expertise to address your challenges. Our consultants have an average of over 22 years experience, twice the industry average. Find out more about our growth, change management and operations services.
- Learn how Arcus can help you manage and optimize your growth strategy
- Find out how you can acquire and engage customers with best practices
- Survey your stakeholders, prospects and customers with cost effective market research tools
- Engage your employees, attract and retain talent with proven HR strategies
- Conduct employee assessments based on a benchmarking methodology that compares outcomes with your peer group
- Recruit staff and senior executives by starting with a comprehensive position evaluation, capabilities and market compensation benchmark
- Use a proven change management model to manage change at your organization
- Leverage 30 innovation modules to lead and manage innovation initiatives
- Engage your employees to increase productivity with ideas from over 1200 HR professionals
- Learn more about workforce productivity strategies that lower costs and increase efficiencies
Collaboration, strategy and operationalizing innovation
A message for CEOs on collaboration, strategy and operationalizing innovation. An interview with Mr. Victor Garcia, Chief Technology Officer, HP. Read more.
Customer insight as a key elements of strategy
Customer Insight: Mr. Jeff Cates, Managing Director of Intuit Canada talks about customer insight as a key elements of strategy. Read more.
Effective growth strategies
Siemens on R&D and Growth Strategy: Mr. Dirk Miller, VP, Siemens. says investments in research and development can be an effective growth strategy for companies today. Read more.
Overriding lesson from the financial crisis
The overriding lesson from the financial crisis: A viewpoint from Mr. Jim Leech, Ex. President and CEO of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, with $129.5B in net assets. There are several relevant ideas for business in this interview. Read more.
Workforce reductions and hybrid work models
An Arcus survey of 2400 Canadian employers in August 2022 found that over half of employers say they’re considering workforce reductions over the next year and remote workers are likely the first to go. >
Typical Consulting Engagements
We surround clients with a wide range services to meet their evolving requirements. Our market research and strategy consulting management services include Growth, Change Management and Operations solutions, based on approaches that have worked in the past. Find out more.
Ideas and Research
Ideas from one of Canada’s top management consulting service firms. Our consulting practices help clients develop strategies in over 30 sectors such as healthcare, retail, pharma, consumer, finance and technology. Read about insights that can help you manage, innovate and grow.
The Power of Customizing Workplace Experiences.
The importance of customization. The workplace today is far more complex than it was before Covid. WFH ahs resulted in complex communication structures, behavioural shifts in how meetings are conducted and how employees engage. An Arcus survey of 40 workplace behavioural psychologists found that the power of customization of how employees work and communicate hasn’t been more important. Read more.
The pandemic has led to nearly 1 million missed cancer screenings in 12 months in Canada.
An Arcus report detailing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the cancer community, both in patient care and research practice. Read more.
How Ontario Health Teams can address reduce hallway Healthcare In Ontario: An integrated health care system.
The healthcare system in Ontario has significant challenges primarily de to inadequate capacity where it matters – in situations of more critical illnesses. The bottle neck has to do with a lack of beds for alternative levels of care (ALC). Read more.
5 things top managers do when working remotely.
These are challenging times. As leaders recalibrate what it means for teams to be their best, consider these strategies that leaders use to manage remote teams. Read more.
The most overlooked Variable Is the Key to the Pandemic.
Many studies suggest 10-20 percent of infected people are responsible for 80-90 percent of transmission. Many people barely transmit it. So why are entire economies being shut down? When we see over 1000 new cases each day, the numbers behind the numbers matter. It’s likely that a small number of people are causing the rise. Read more.
How this pandemic will end.
It is not too soon to start asking what we have learned. Why did COVID-19 spread so quickly? Why do some societies seem to be coping better than others? Did we overreact, or could we be doing more or different things? And what lasting effects will there be on the world?
The pathway of this virus is more likely to be a sine wave (“~”) vs. a “V” or “U” shaped recovery. Slowing Covid-19 will eventually be found to have been impossible as economies open up prematurely. Read the report.
Should you switch Jobs?
How long should you stay before moving on? Here are five things to consider. This pandemic job market is dynamic and ever evolving. Should you switch jobs? How long should you stay before moving on? Here are five things to consider. Read more->