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Pathways and obstacles to a low-carbon economy

– The energy transition is happening. But the pace of change depends on a range of technical, business, and societal factors.
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How GE is becoming a truly global network

– The company’s vice chairman describes GE’s efforts to bust silos, boost collaboration, and build an internal marketplace... of ideas and solutions.
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Private money and the public good: Promoting investment in American infrastructure

– Karl Kuchel of Macquarie Infrastructure Partners believes the United States could become a much bigger market.
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Taming the Mad Dog: Making oil projects work in a low-price environment

– BP’s Starlee Sykes discusses the future of deepwater development.
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Ops 4.0: Fueling the next 20 percent productivity rise with digital analytics

– Business needs to raise productivity more than ever. Thanks to innovations in digitization and analytics, four new methodologies... can yield the productivity breakthroughs organizations need.
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The opportunity in government productivity

– Governments face a pressing question: How to do more with less? Raising productivity could save $3.5 trillion a year—or... boost outcomes at no extra cost.
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How shared mobility will change the automotive industry

– While sharing cars likely means slower growth of vehicle sales, it also suggests strong new opportunities for automakers, suppliers,... and many more mobility players.
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How functional leaders become CEOs

– Limited operational experience is not necessarily a barrier to the top job. Here’s what CFOs and others must do to jump... to the next level.
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Life insurance: Ready for the digital spotlight

– Life insurers have been latecomers to the digital era. That will have to change.

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A deal-making strategy for new CEOs

– New CEOs typically raise the tempo of transactions at first, then the pace slows down. Is that costly?
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What makes a CEO ‘exceptional’?

– We assessed the early moves of CEOs with outstanding track records; some valuable lessons for leadership transitions emerged.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

The global forces inspiring a new narrative of progress

– Growth is shifting, disruption is accelerating, and societal tensions are rising. Confronting these dynamics will help you craft... a better strategy, and forge a brighter future.
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Three game changers for energy

– New sources, mobility, and industry fragmentation are set to disrupt the system.

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How to counter three threats to growth in Latin America

– The region needs to remove obstacles to competitiveness, pursue digitization, raise skills, and improve economic fundamentals.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

New insights into the slowdown in US productivity growth

– Can the productivity puzzle be solved? Fresh analysis examines the issue and highlights opportunities for companies and policy... makers to act on.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

New priorities for the European Union at 60

– As the EU faces an inflection point, its response to three global forces will shape the path forward.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Reinventing construction through a productivity revolution

– To transform the sector, action is needed in seven areas or through broader adoption of mass-production approaches.

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