Organization

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Screening the organizational health of Korea’s companies

– Our survey shows that many have yet to adopt management practices that could help them compete in a challenging economy.

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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New talent tensions in an era of lower investment returns

– Employers can differentiate themselves by adjusting to the changing financial realities.
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McKinsey Quarterly 2016 Number 2: Overview and full issue

– This issue of the Quarterly, available here as a PDF download, examines the economic dynamics of digital disruption,... Pixar’s approach to continuous innovation, the future of performance management, and China’s e-commerce landscape.
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People analytics reveals three things HR may be getting wrong

– More sophisticated analyses of big data are helping companies identify, recruit, and reward the best personnel. The results can... run counter to common wisdom.
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A package full of change: An interview with Ian Andrews of Commonwealth Bank of Australia

– The fast pace of change in financial services can whipsaw frontline employees. One bank has responded with a new approach that... makes change easier and faster for people to absorb.
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Adapting your board to the digital age

– Many directors are feeling outmatched by the ferocity of changing technology, emerging risks, and new competitors. Here are four... ways to get boards in the game.
Interview

Are you ready to live to 100?

– London Business School professor Lynda Gratton believes living longer requires individuals and corporations to change their approach... to careers, life transitions, and retirement.
Survey - McKinsey Global Institute

How social tools can reshape the organization

– Not all social technologies bring equal benefits. In a new survey, respondents say the most valuable tools make it easier for... employees to collaborate—and could even transform the way organizations work.
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The sales secrets of high-growth companies

– The authors of Sales Growth reveal five actions that distinguish sales organizations at fast-growing companies.
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How new CEOs can boost their odds of success

– A data-driven look at the link between the strategic moves of new CEOs and the performance of their companies highlights the importance... of quick action and of adopting an outsider’s perspective.

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