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STRATEGY IN A DIGITAL AGE

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Strategy in a digital age

Our series on developing corporate and business-unit strategies in a digitally disrupted world.

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McKinsey on Finance, Number 59

– Perspectives on Corporate Finance and Strategy
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Connect: How Companies Succeed by Engaging Radically with Society

Connect fundamentally redefines the role of business, combining captivating stories from inside today's boardrooms with... absorbing history and original research.

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Podcast - McKinsey Quarterly

CEO transitions: The science of success

– New CEOs are faced with a bewildering array of choices, so it’s crucial for them to take a data-driven look at potentially major... moves—and to know when to make them.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

Voices of experience on the CEO transition

– The former CEOs of Aetna and Covidien reflect on their early days in the role.
Survey

How to reinvent the external-affairs function

– Working with outside stakeholders is a rising priority for company leaders. But in a new survey, most executives say their organizations... still lack the external-affairs capabilities they need to succeed.
Article

Mergers in the oil patch: Lessons from past downturns

– Past collapses in oil prices have prompted a deluge of deals. As activity looks set to pick up again, companies that acquire in... order to cut costs are likely to be the most successful.
Podcast - McKinsey Quarterly

How incumbents become digital disruptors

– Established companies are often late to spot mortal threats to their business model. Here’s how they should respond when... industry disruption strikes.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

How a tech unicorn creates value

– Delivery Hero CEO Niklas Östberg describes how his company disrupts the way we eat.
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

Geostrategic risks on the rise

– In a new survey on globalization, the share of executives identifying geopolitical instability as a very important business trend... has doubled in two years.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

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.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

An incumbent’s guide to digital disruption

– Incumbents needn’t be victims of disruption if they recognize the crucial thresholds in their life cycle, and act in time.
Article

The digital utility: New opportunities and challenges

– Many utilities see the digital revolution as a threat to their business model, but massive opportunities await those able to transform... themselves ahead of the curve.

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