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How to separate learning myths from reality

July 2015—Misconceptions about the brain are embedded in corporate training programs and could be sabotaging their effectiveness. Companies should reevaluate them in light of the latest scientific insights.more

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Big data versus big congestion: Using information to improve transport

July 2015—Digitization in infrastructure networks could improve forecasting, promote reliability, and increase efficiency.more

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Peering into energy’s crystal ball

July 2015—McKinsey’s predictions were broadly on target in 2007. Here’s how things could turn out during the next eight years.more


Pursuing the global opportunity in food and agribusiness

July 2015—Satisfying the world’s food needs opens the door to investment throughout the value chain.more


Hyundai Card on the power of brand translation and the beauty of crisis

July 2015—Long after CEO Ted Chung brought the credit-card company back from a crisis, he continues to embrace the idea that constant change is the best way to keep a company ready for anything.more

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What ‘digital’ really means

July 2015—Everyone wants to go digital. The first step is truly understanding what that is.more


Pharma’s next challenge

July 2015—Emerging markets are becoming ever more important for pharma. Yet to be successful, a rapid shift from a marketing and sales focus to an access-driven commercial model must occur.more

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Getting a better handle on currency risk

July 2015—When exchange rates are volatile, companies rush to stem potential losses. What risks should they hedge—and how?more

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How digital marketing operations can transform business

July 2015—Struggling to keep up with rapidly evolving consumer behavior? Digital marketing operations can bridge the divide between what customers expect and what they get.more


The construction productivity imperative

July 2015—How to build megaprojects better.more


Megaprojects: The good, the bad, and the better

July 2015—Building big infrastructure projects is always risky, but there are ways to improve the odds of a smooth landing.more


Growing beyond the core business

July 2015—Most companies are seeking growth outside their core business, according to a new survey. But few have made revenue gains as a result—or have the right capabilities to support it.more

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Getting a sharper picture of social media’s influence

July 2015—New research shows that buzz plays a greater role than previously thought in getting consumers to buy and that the pool of the most effective influencers is largely untapped.more

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