Maximizing the effectiveness of leaders in an environment of increasing uncertainty and complexity.
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The CEO guide to boards

– Greater responsibilities require increased commitments of time and energy.

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When Execution Isn’t Enough: Decoding Inspirational Leadership

Based on extensive research, this book shows what it takes to win the minds and hearts of the people you lead: individuals, teams, or entire organizations.

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Leading in the digital age

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GE’s Jeff Immelt on evolving a corporate giant

In the final installment of our two-part interview, General Electric chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt explains what’s driving the company’s evolution, how he leads, and why he’s different from Jack Welch.

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Women in the Workplace 2016

– In corporate America, women fall behind early and keep losing ground with every step.

Six secrets to true originality

– Author and professor Adam Grant shares six tips on generating great ideas, including reframing your creative process, not worrying... about being too old, and learning how to procrastinate artfully.
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Breaking down the gender challenge

– To make meaningful progress on gender diversity, companies must move beyond the averages and focus on the biggest pain points.
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How India’s largest private bank fosters gender equality

– ICICI Bank managing director and CEO Chanda Kochhar talks about the future of women in India and how the company is seeking to... ensure its female employees thrive.
Podcast - McKinsey Quarterly

The art and science of well-being at work

– Leaders of high-intensity, high-performing organizations are beginning to recognize the important effects of mindfulness, exercise,... and sleep on the body—and the brain.

Embracing technological change, Italian style

– The CEO of Italian telecommunications company Wind, Maximo Ibarra, explains how the company is evolving to serve increasingly... connected, savvy customers.
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How small shifts in leadership can transform your team dynamic

– Simple tweaks in communication and role-modeling based on the latest behavioral research can nudge employees into top form and... create a more productive environment for everyone.
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Want to be a better leader? Observe more and react less

– Overloaded executives need coping mechanisms. This personal reflection shows how meditation can help.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Getting beyond the BS of leadership literature

– Management books and commentaries often oversimplify, seldom providing useful guidance about the skills and behavior needed to... get things done. Here’s a better reading list for leaders.
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Leadership in context

– Organizational health matters more than you might expect.

Economic Conditions Snapshot, December 2015: McKinsey Global Survey results

– Growing shares of executives say geopolitical instability is a risk to both global and domestic growth. At the same time, their... views on overall conditions have improved notably—but remain tempered on China’s prospects.