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New insights for new growth: What it takes to understand your customers today

– Companies that know how and when to use the wide array of research tools available today have a big competitive advantage in generating insights that lead to new organic growth.
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How digital finance could boost growth in emerging economies

– Delivering financial services by mobile phone could benefit billions of people by spurring inclusive growth that adds $3.7 trillion... to the GDP of emerging economies within a decade.
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Coping with China’s slowdown

– The China head of leading global elevator maker Kone says the country’s days of double-digit growth may be past, but market prospects... there remain bright.
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Improving healthcare for people with special or supportive-care needs

– Certain individuals have especially complex medical and supportive-care needs. US state governments, private payors, providers,... and technology companies are innovating to address them.
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Building the right organization for mergers and acquisitions

– Support for deal making should be organization-wide.
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Finding the true cost of portfolio complexity

– A fine-grained allocation of costs can help companies weed out “freeloader” products and improve performance.
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Realizing the potential of Africa’s economies

– Africa’s economic fundamentals remain strong, but governments and companies will need to work even harder to keep the region’s... economies moving forward.
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IT as a service: From build to consume

– The cloud debate is over—businesses are now moving a material portion of IT workloads to cloud environments. The impact... will be considerable, for consumers and vendors of technology alike.
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Miles to go: Stepping up progress toward gender equality

– A year after the UN General Assembly vowed to achieve gender equality as part of the Sustainable Development Goals, we look at... what steps need to be taken

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The CEO guide to boards

– Greater responsibilities require increased commitments of time and energy.
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The CEO guide to customer experience

– Companies that create exceptional customer experiences can set themselves apart from their competitors.
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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.
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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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Overcoming global turbulence to reawaken economic growth

– The era of easy economic growth has ended, but policy makers and business leaders can target three areas to increase prosperity... in a politically and socially volatile world.
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

Meeting China’s productivity challenge

– The country’s investment model for growth is losing steam. Shifting to a productivity-led model could add more than $5 trillion... to its economy—if China can make the transition.
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India’s ascent: Five opportunities for growth and transformation

– The country could create sustainable economic conditions in five ways, such as promoting acceptable living standards, improving... the urban infrastructure, and unlocking the potential of women.
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Inside the mind of a venture capitalist

– Draper Fisher Jurvetson partner Steve Jurvetson reveals what he looks for in entrepreneurs and explains how large companies can... respond to disruption.

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