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Acquiring the capabilities you need to go digital
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Acquiring the capabilities you need to go digital

March 2015—Some of the talent and tools won’t necessarily be found in-house. Here’s how to create a sustainable strategy for sourcing the right people and products.more

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Delighting in the possible

March 2015—In an unpredictable world, executives should stretch beyond managing the probable.more

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Do your training efforts drive performance?

March 2015—Building organizational capabilities is a top strategic priority, but an inability to measure the impact is a growing concern among executives we surveyed.more

Power to the new people analytics
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Power to the new people analytics

March 2015—Techniques used to mine consumer and industry data may also let HR tackle employee retention and dissatisfaction.more

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Six steps to transform your marketing and sales capabilities

March 2015—More than two-thirds of traditional commercial transformations fail. Here’s an approach to upgrading your marketing, sales, and pricing capabilities that works.more

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Building marketing and sales capabilities to beat the market

March 2015—Consistent growth is difficult; consistent outperformance rarer still. Yet many companies still fail to develop their marketing and sales capabilities to drive performance.more

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Gender balance and the link to performance

February 2015—The chief executive of global-services company Sodexo, Michel Landel, explains its determination to foster diversity and promote gender equality.more

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commentary | McKinsey Quarterly

The 50 percent club

February 2015—A UK government department has recently achieved full gender balance on its leadership team. Martin Donnelly reports on the four-year journey and what remains to be done.more

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Lessons from a veteran diversity advocate

February 2015—The former CEO of Kaiser Permanente describes the formative experiences that led him to champion gender diversity, and reflects on the ways that diversity benefits both leaders and organizations alike.more

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Confronting corruption

January 2015—Policies, controls, and culture must all work together to withstand the inevitable pressures when they arise.more

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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

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