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Leading in the 21st Century

Lou Gerstner
interview | McKinsey Quarterly

Lou Gerstner on corporate reinvention and values

September 2014—The former IBM CEO offers his thoughts on the principles and strategies that sustain a company in the long run.more

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interview | McKinsey Quarterly

Tom Peters on leading the 21st-century organization

September 2014—Thirty years after leaving McKinsey, the prolific author returns to discuss tomorrow’s management challenges and the keys to organizational change and transformative leadership in any age.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Can women fix capitalism?

September 2014—Gender equality at the top of business has stalled, and trust in business is alarmingly low. Putting more women in charge could well be the key to a better future for business and society alike.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Realizing the power of talented women

September 2014—In 2010, eBay embarked on a journey to bring more women into its top ranks. It found that commitment, measurement, and culture outweigh a business case and HR policies.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Management intuition for the next 50 years

September 2014—The collision of technological disruption, rapid emerging-markets growth, and widespread aging is upending long-held assumptions that underpin strategy setting, decision making, and management.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Lead at your best

April 2014—Five simple exercises can help you recognize, and start to shift, the mind-sets that limit your potential as a leader.more

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Wharton’s Adam Grant on the key to professional success

June 2014—The author of Give and Take explains why generosity in the workplace continues to be more effective than selfishness and why it is critical for personal fulfillment.more

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Richard Edelman on how leaders can regain the public’s trust

April 2014—Trust in public institutions is at record lows—yet people want greater regulation of many industries. According to Edelman president and CEO Richard Edelman, that’s because business leaders must do more to earn the public’s respect.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Change leader, change thyself

March 2014—Anyone who pulls the organization in new directions must look inward as well as outward.more

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