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The people power of transformations

– A new survey suggests that for their transformations to succeed, organizations need employee buy-in at all levels, consistent communication, and better people strategies.

ORGANIZATIONAL AGILITY

Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

ING’s agile transformation

– Two senior executives from the global bank describe their recent journey.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

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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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.
Podcast - McKinsey Quarterly

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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Why CFOs need a bigger role in business transformations

– CFO involvement can lead to better outcomes for organization-wide performance improvements.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

Leading a corporate transformation

– Lessons from an executive who has done so three times in the past dozen years.
Article

Tailoring your integration approach to specific deals

– Every merger or acquisition is different, yet many companies stick to the same integration playbook. Here’s how to tailor... your approach.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

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.
Commentary - McKinsey Quarterly

Straight talk about gender diversity in the boardroom and beyond

– In these interview excerpts, leaders describe their efforts at promoting gender equality on boards and explore the challenges... that still linger.
Interview

Using talent management to create value

– You’ve got great people—but are you realizing their potential? CEO.works founder Sandy Ogg explains why companies must link talent... to value, and what that means for the role of HR.
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Reinventing the workplace for greater gender diversity

– Three efforts could kick-start progress to get more women in leadership positions.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Finding hidden leaders

– Organizations should learn to hunt, fish, and trawl for the best talent.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

The hidden toll of workplace incivility

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

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