Excellent survey of global CEOs by PwC. Not only does the survey focus on emerging markets, but it contains a significant section on the importance that CEOs attribute to innovation as a key driver of their growth strategy.
The 1,201 chief executives in 69 countries polled were nearly as confident in their outlook for revenue growth over the coming 12 months as in the boom years before the global financial crisis
Innovation is very high on the agenda for CEOs globally. 78% expect that their development efforts to generate significant new revenue opportunities over the next three years. The report shows that CEOs are “putting the customer first”, reinforcing the view that the best ideas come from customers, partners and suppliers. Further, CEOs are really trying to co-create products and services with their customers.
The full report can be found here and is available for download.