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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.

Strengthening Japanese agriculture to maximize global reach

– Japan struggles to maintain output levels and expand exports of its expansive agricultural sector. A new approach could help meet... the government’s aspirations.

Fine-tuning family businesses for a new era

– Family businesses were the particular beneficiaries of three decades of favorable global economics. Now operating a la familia... should prompt soul-searching about how they manage their unique strengths.

How infrastructure companies deliver real benefits

– The best projects provide, connect, and produce sustainable outcomes.
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Urban world: Meeting the demographic challenge in cities

– The days of easy growth in the world’s cities are over, and how they respond to demographic shifts will influence their... prosperity.
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Closing California’s housing gap

– The McKinsey Global Institute provides a tool kit for fixing a chronic housing shortage in the world’s sixth biggest economy.

Discussions on digital: How large and small companies build a digital culture

– Experienced digital leaders know that when it comes to agility versus stability, start-ups and large companies can learn a lot... from each other.
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Can you achieve and sustain G&A cost reductions?

– Yes, but not by playing it safe. Set big goals, insist on a cultural shift, and model from the top.

Style that’s sustainable: A new fast-fashion formula

– Stylish, affordable clothing has been a hit with shoppers. Now companies are trying to reduce its social and environmental costs.

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Will car users share their personal data?

– Surveyed consumers in China, Germany, and the United States say yes, if they see value in return.
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The future is now: How to win the resource revolution

– Although resource strains have lessened, new technology will disrupt the commodities market in myriad ways.
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Making data analytics work for you—instead of the other way around

– Does your data have a purpose? If not, you’re spinning your wheels. Here’s how to discover one and then translate it into action.
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Chinese consumers: Revisiting our predictions

– As their incomes rise, Chinese consumers are trading up and going beyond necessities.


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MGI Essay Prize: Crowdsourcing ideas for revitalizing growth in Europe

– After receiving several hundred essay submissions on how to pump life into Europe’s economy, the judges awarded prizes in... a McKinsey Global Institute contest.
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Independent work: Choice, necessity, and the gig economy

– The McKinsey Global Institute examines all the ways people are earning income, as well as the challenges independent work presents.
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The power of parity: Advancing women's equality in the United States

– Every state and city in the United States has the opportunity to further gender parity, which could add $4.3 trillion to the country’s... economy in 2025.
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India’s economy: Why the time for growth is now

– The driving forces of the country’s growth—including urbanization, a rising middle class, and increasing consumer spending—are... ripe for companies to seize upon.

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