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McKinsey Quarterly 2015 Number 4: Overview and full issue

– This issue of the Quarterly, available here as a PDF download, explores the paradox of combining speed and stability... to achieve agility.
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Getting beyond the BS of leadership literature

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How Ericsson aligned its people with its transformation strategy: An interview with chief HR officer Bina Chaurasia

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Knowing when corporate headquarters adds rather than subtracts value

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Leadership in context

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Adhocracy for an agile age

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Agility lessons from utilities

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Going from fragile to agile

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The keys to organizational agility

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Why agility pays

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GE’s Jeff Immelt on digitizing in the industrial space

– In this first installment of our two-part interview, General Electric chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt explains why industrial companies... are now in the information business—whether they like it or not.

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