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New talent tensions in an era of lower investment returns

– Employers can differentiate themselves by adjusting to the changing financial realities.
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Five strategies to transform the oil and gas supply chain

– Companies in the oil and gas supply chain have gone from boom to bust in the past two years. Here are five strategies oil-field... service and equipment companies are exploring to adjust to the changing environment.
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More than digital plus traditional: A truly omnichannel customer experience

– Adding digital channels requires major efforts, yet payoffs can disappoint. Integrating digital and traditional channels into... a truly omnichannel offering is even harder—but multiplies the rewards.
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Nonfinancial risk: A growing challenge for the bank

– With credit and market risks now under better control, the focus is shifting to nonfinancial risks. Managing these well will require... big shifts in banks’ practices.
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Compliance in 2016: More than just following rules

– The traditional approach is losing effectiveness. Banks must turn the page and build a new model.
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Public space and public values

– Copenhagen-based architect Helle Søholt discusses why residents of cities are the center of her urban-planning projects.
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Fintechs can help incumbents, not just disrupt them

– While true for other financial services, it’s most striking in corporate and investment banking.
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People analytics reveals three things HR may be getting wrong

– More sophisticated analyses of big data are helping companies identify, recruit, and reward the best personnel. The results can... run counter to common wisdom.
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What CEOs are reading

– Leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations reveal which books will keep them occupied in the coming months.

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Improving semiconductor R&D

– Using data-driven insights speeds up delivery time, helps change mind-sets, and allows companies to tackle more complex projects.
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Adapting your board to the digital age

– Many directors are feeling outmatched by the ferocity of changing technology, emerging risks, and new competitors. Here are four... ways to get boards in the game.
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Where machines could replace humans—and where they can’t (yet)

– The technical potential for automation differs dramatically across sectors and activities.
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The evolution of social technologies

– Leading companies have passed through three distinct phases of organizational usage. What should we learn from them?

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Poorer than their parents? A new perspective on income inequality

– The real incomes of about two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies were flat or fell between 2005 and 2014. Without action,... this phenomenon could have corrosive economic and social consequences.
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Digital Europe: Realizing the continent’s potential

– Europe is operating below its digital potential. Accelerating digitization could add trillions of euros to economic growth in... less than a decade.
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Capturing China’s $5 trillion productivity opportunity

– It won’t be easy, but shifting to a productivity-led economy from one focused on investment could add trillions of dollars... to the country’s growth by 2030.
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Can Latin America reignite growth by connecting with consumers?

– The region needs to build a more diversified and sustainable economic base, focusing on consumers as the pivotal driver of growth... both globally and at home.

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