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Getting big impact from big data
article | McKinsey Quarterly

Getting big impact from big data

January 2015—New technology tools are making adoption by the front line much easier, and that’s accelerating the organizational adaptation needed to produce results.more

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Bringing out the best in people

January 2015—Providing good service has never been easy. Meeting rising customer expectations requires companies focus on building the capabilities their people need to make full use of their talents.more

report | McKinsey Global Institute

Can long-term global growth be saved?

January 2015—Without action, global economic growth will almost halve in the next 50 years. A new McKinsey Global Institute report offers a solution: a dramatic improvement in productivity.more

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commentary | McKinsey Global Institute

Creating a global framework for immigration

January 2015—Our best chance for future prosperity is taking a globally integrated approach to immigration, says international economist and author Dambisa Moyo.more

commentary | McKinsey Global Institute

Promoting gender parity in the global workplace

January 2015—Increasing the participation of women will lay a foundation for economic prosperity, according to Laura Tyson, University of California, Berkeley, professor and former chair of the US president’s Council of Economic Advisors.more

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Capturing the new ‘value’ segment in medical devices

January 2015—The growing demand for products that are “good enough” and competitively priced has pushed medical-product manufacturers to develop strategies to attract and retain this new segment of customers.more


Building capabilities for performance

January 2015—The capabilities that companies need most have evolved, but methods of building those skills have not. Our survey finds that the most effective companies focus on sustaining skills and linking learning to business performance.more

article | McKinsey Quarterly

China’s rising Internet wave: Wired companies

January 2015—After a massive rise in Internet use by consumers, adoption by Chinese companies is catching up with that of the developed world.more

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How medical-device manufacturers can transform marketing and sales capabilities

January 2015—Device manufacturers experiencing declining growth or narrowing margins may need to reevaluate their commercial models.more


Applying lean IT to healthcare

December 2014—Lean IT can help providers in their quest to create a digital enterprise.more

article | McKinsey Quarterly

Decoding leadership: What really matters

January 2015—New research suggests that the secret to developing effective leaders is to encourage four types of behavior.more

Q50 anniversary series


Leading management thinkers tackle the management challenges of tomorrow.more