Organization

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How to accelerate gender diversity on boards

– Slow progress in adding more women to boards has dominated the conversation. But tips from standout companies are more likely to inspire others to take firmer action.

ORGANIZATIONAL AGILITY

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Agility: It rhymes with stability

– Companies can become more agile by designing their organizations both to drive speed and create stability.
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Why agility pays

– New research shows that the trick for companies is to combine speed with stability.
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Adhocracy for an agile age

– The agile organizational model gives primacy to action while improving the speed and quality of the decisions that matter most.
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Agility lessons from utilities

– The industry faces pressure on its core businesses and unexpected digital competition. Evaluating the external environment and... making bets more quickly will be decisive for incumbents.

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Breaking down the gender challenge

– To make meaningful progress on gender diversity, companies must move beyond the averages and focus on the biggest pain points.
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The art and science of well-being at work

– Leaders of high-intensity, high-performing organizations are beginning to recognize the important effects of mindfulness, exercise,... and sleep on the body—and the brain.
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Reinventing the workplace for greater gender diversity

– Three efforts could kick-start progress to get more women in leadership positions.
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Finding hidden leaders

– Organizations should learn to hunt, fish, and trawl for the best talent.
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The hidden toll of workplace incivility

– Research shows that hurtful workplace behavior can depress performance, increase employee turnover, and even mar customer relationships.
Podcast

What’s stalling progress for women at work?

– Corporate America’s gender-diversity programs are falling short. Companies need to think differently to ignite change.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

Rewiring Citi for the digital age

– Citigroup’s Head of Operations and Technology describes the bank’s efforts to accelerate its digital transition, as... well as the importance of having the right talent and agility to pull it off.
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The role of the transformation office

– Pace and rhythm are important in planning and execution.
Podcast

Reorganization rules that work

– Companies should view reorganization as a routine practice essential to remain competitive and keep pace with technological change... and disruption.
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Transformation with a capital T

– Companies must be prepared to tear themselves away from routine thinking and behavior.
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Reorganization without tears

– A corporate reorganization doesn’t have to create chaos. But many do when there is no clear plan for communicating with employees... and other stakeholders early, often, and over an extended period.

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