INEVITABLE GROWTH

At QVARTZ, we believe in the power of an Open Garden ecosystem where we connect with skilled and experienced partners around the globe in order to deliver the best possible solutions for our clients.

Going forward, proprietary systems will not be able to cope with the speed of change and hyper-volatility across continents. Consequently, we are thrilled to announce that we have signed a partnership with the most prominent strategy consulting company in India – UC STRATEGY. With 23+ years in the business, Mumbai-based UC STRATEGY has a broad and deep understanding of India and its complex business environment. We are already working together on a range of projects and look forward to the continuation.

Pumping it up for the future

When Grundfos embarked on their digital transformation journey, it was like looking at a blank piece of paper; everything was possible. The management interviewed 30 thought leaders around the world; everyone from Grundfos’ distributors to professors to consultants to writers to start-up companies, and asked them: “What do you think can disrupt our industry and our company?”

When heritage meets performance culture

Not too long ago, Danish Crown was through what can be defined as a near-death experience. During a decade, the company was increasingly challenged on competitiveness and was consequently forced to terminate 7,000 Danish workplaces. Join Jais Valeur, CEO of Danish Crown, looking back at his first 365 days in the drivers seat.

So long, snail mail

The ones adapting are the ones surviving. But how do you remain adaptive, not only through the digital upheaval we are living in now, but also in the coming eras? To the customer communication management company PostNord Strålfors, this has certainly been a relevant question to consider. Annemarie Gardshol, CEO of PostNord Strålfors, explains how a company that is part of an 800-year heritage has change embedded in its DNA.

The great sprint of a fitness empire

SATS ELIXIA is one of the fitness industry’s greatest success stories, having grown into Scandinavia’s largest chain of fitness centres. However, with time, harsh competition from low-price players and niche clubs squeezed SATS ELIXIA into an unfortunate, middle-market position, ultimately forcing the chain to redefine their entire value proposition.

Here’s what’s buzzing at QVARTZ

The cornerstones in teamwork

Last Friday, Head of People at QVARTZ, Dorte Bregnhøj, held an interactive workshop with the executive board of Finance and Consulting Club Aarhus (FACCA), where unique personal preference profiles were discovered and discussed to improve and increase teamwork. 

Exploring career opportunities

With a background in nanoscience, management consulting was not the obvious career choice for Cecilie Oest-Jacobsen, Senior Consultant at QVARTZ. Last night, Cecilie told of her career path and the way she uses her science degree in management consulting to 300...

Year of the Dog

Did you know that the Chinese New Year is based on the lunar calendar, and therefore falls on different dates each year? The 2018 festivities kick off today and our QVARTZ colleagues in Singapore are therefore enjoying some well-deserved time off with their families....

Talent management in the digital renaissance

The digital renaissance is running at full speed and is radically changing not only the way we manage companies, but also how we work. Being able to attract and retain the right talent is more crucial than ever before in order for companies to navigate successfully in this new era. But how do you do that? QVARTZ Associate Digital Advisor Tim Bruun Madsen and Partner Jens Friis Hjortegaard have recently published a knowledge perspective addressing talent management as a key measure to long-term survival and realisation of profit.

Learning from one of the best

QVARTZ Partner Johan Reiersen has almost 20 years of experience in the management consulting business and knows the ins and outs of structured problem solving. Last night, he shared his best tips and tricks complemented by real-life examples and consulting anecdotes with a group of 40 intrigued students at Stockholm School of Economics.

Something to aspire to

Last Thursday, we discussed dreams, hopes and future career opportunities with the 25 students attending our mentoring programme as well as a group of newly returned students from the CBS GLOBE programme.

What we offer
to our clients

First-tier consulting skills – insight and experience delivered with integrity. Flexible approach – matching team and skill configuration to client needs. People centrism – mobilising client organisations’ energy and capacity.

What we offer
to our people

Leadership through followership – creating opportunities for others as early as possible. Individualised career development – accelerated learning and career ownership. Opportunity to influence – room to create, build and be entrepreneurial.

Care to join our civilisation?

Some speak about people as “diamonds in the rough”, needing polishing to fit in. To us, it’s the opposite. We’re looking for people who have an edge.

A peek inside our civilisation

Generosity and trust constitute the glue of our civilisation, and it’s an amazing source of energy to be surrounded by people who put in more than they take out. Here you can take a peek at some iconic moments from our civilisation.