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June 2014—Digitization has finally brought disruptive innovation to the services sector. In this interview, McKinsey’s Travis Fagan explains how customers are driving change.more
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February 2014—The financial-services group’s Marv Adams explains how ridding organizations of valueless complexity can spur growth.more
February 2014—A retired Toyota executive describes how to overcome common management challenges associated with applying lean, and reflects on the ways that Toyota continues to push the boundaries of lean thinking.more
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