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Executive Briefing - McKinsey Quarterly

The CEO guide to boards

– Greater responsibilities require increased commitments of time and energy.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

A new map for strategic growth in banking

– Portfolio strategists need to look beyond economic development when eyeing new investment.
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Mastering three strategies of organic growth

– Organic growth is key to companies’ futures. According to survey results, the best firms follow more than one path to achieve... it and also are better at developing the right capabilities to support it.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

New evidence for the power of digital platforms

– Incumbents should go on the attack with their own online exchanges.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

The roots of organic growth

– There are many paths to growth, and high performers take more than one—supported by reinforcing capabilities such as advanced... analytics and digital customer-experience management.
Video - McKinsey Global Institute

Fostering dignity through work

– Business can’t only be about driving shareholder value, says Allstate CEO Tom Wilson. A company also has to be able to create... dignity through work to support its employees.
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Taming scope creep to keep public-sector projects on track

– There’s a monster that eats projects: scope creep. To keep the creep at bay, organizations need discipline, collaboration,... and a relentless focus on real user needs.
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Economic Conditions Snapshot, June 2017: McKinsey Global Survey results

– Global executives see geopolitical issues as a rising risk to growth, but they remain more buoyant than downbeat in their outlook... for both the global and domestic economies.
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What executives think about the economy: 2004 to now

– This continually updated interactive tracks how executives around the world have viewed economic conditions and the economic prospects... of their companies, and how those views have differed over time and across industries, regions, and types of company.
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Stress testing for nonfinancial companies

– Assessing a company’s vulnerability to risk makes otherwise theoretical discussions of strategy more real.
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McKinsey Quarterly 2017 Number 2: Overview and full issue

– This issue of the Quarterly, available here as a PDF download, connects the dots among global trends, offers advice for... CEOs on how to become more successful leaders, and explores digital reinvention.

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