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How to scale personalized learning

– A systemwide approach offers the best chance of reaching the most students.

NO ORDINARY DISRUPTION

Book Excerpt - McKinsey Global Institute

The four global forces breaking all the trends

– The world economy’s operating system is being rewritten. In this exclusive excerpt from the new book No Ordinary Disruption, its authors explain the trends reshaping the world and why leaders must adjust to a new reality.

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How US state governments can improve customer service

– A McKinsey Center for Government survey finds that Americans are often dissatisfied with state services—and identifies significant... opportunities for improvement.
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Digital America: A tale of the haves and have-mores

– While the most advanced sectors, companies, and individuals push the boundaries of technology use, the US economy as a whole is... realizing only 18 percent of its digital potential.
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Improving healthcare while curbing cost: Med-tech companies offer a solution

– Research tells us that the potential value of partnering with med-tech companies is great. Yet many hospital executives are still... not fully satisfied.
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Bending the third rail: Better investment performance for US pensions

– Improving the investment organization is a good first step on the way out of the funding crisis.
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The new dynamics of automotive supply

– The sector is popular with private investors. But before jumping in, buyers must understand the nuances that will drive growth... in the next five years.
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Why US education is ready for investment

– As education transforms, the traditional and highly limited openings for private companies are growing wider. Investors should... take note.
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Improving disaster recovery

– When natural disasters strike, governments step up. Here’s how they can improve the odds of a successful long-term recovery.
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North American oil and gas: Caveat emptor

– The drop in oil prices has piqued investors’ interest in oil and gas producers. But new research suggests that high-quality... investments are scarce—for the moment.
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Three myths about growth in consumer packaged goods

– We expect the sector to grow strongly. The key for companies is to sell the right products in the right markets at the right times.
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Business and society in the coming decades

– In the long term, corporate and societal interests converge. Walmart CEO Doug McMillon and SVP of sustainability Kathleen McLaughlin... argue companies have an opportunity to use their scale and expertise to reshape global systems and mitigate complex problems.
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Grow fast or die slow: Pivoting beyond the core

– Turbocharged initial growth is essential to surviving in the software industry. But what comes next? Here are four lessons so... leaders can write their organizations’ second act.