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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.

Leaders and laggards in enterprise cloud infrastructure adoption

– Investments in organizational capabilities rather than specific technology choices separate the leaders from the laggards.

How customer demands are reshaping last-mile delivery

– The last mile is seeing disruption from new business models that address customer demand for ever-faster delivery, as well as... new technologies such as drones and autonomous ground vehicles.

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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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