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report | McKinsey Global Institute

How the world could better fight obesity

November 2014—A new McKinsey Global Institute discussion paper analyzes 44 interventions that could form the basis of a comprehensive strategy to reduce obesity.

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A digital prescription for pharma companies

November 2014—Pharmaceutical and medical-device companies have been slow to adopt digitization. Here are five reasons they should get moving. more

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What every executive needs to know about design

November 2014—Meeting ever-increasing consumer expectations requires senior executives to place design at the center of business strategy.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

A dose of innovation to ease infrastructure strains?

September 2014—A huge spending tab looms. The financial pressures will prompt nations to think creatively about their needs.more

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interview | McKinsey Quarterly

Prospects for growth: An interview with Robert Solow

September 2014—The economist who won a Nobel Prize for advancing our understanding of technology looks at the past and future of productivity-led growth.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Viewing banking opportunities through different lenses

September 2014—Surging numbers of middle-class borrowers in emerging markets are a big factor in banking’s growth, but there’s also plenty of potential in the upper reaches.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Confronting change fatigue in the pharmaceutical industry

September 2014—A decade of restructuring and transformation efforts has taken a toll on organizational health.more

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Three ways CEOs can improve the supply chain

November 2014—CEOs increasingly view the supply chain as a critical point of competitive differentiation. Here’s how to make it better.more

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Are you getting all you can from your board of directors?

November 2014—Veteran director David Beatty finds many boards wanting—and considers how to improve them.more

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Bringing a healthy dose of pragmatism to strategy

November 2014—Two experienced senior finance executives discuss their changing roles.more

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commentary | McKinsey Quarterly

Synthesis, capabilities, and overlooked insights: Next frontiers for strategists

September 2014—The founder of McKinsey’s Strategy Practice, a London Business School professor, and a chief strategist turned professor describe pain points and possibilities for strategists on the leading edge.more

Q50 anniversary series

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Leading management thinkers tackle the management challenges of tomorrow.more