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A CEO’s guide to gender equality

November 2015—The case for gender equality is strong. Why is progress so slow?more

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Gender equality: Taking stock of where we are

September 2015—Why are women still underrepresented at every level of today’s corporations?more

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Four fundamentals of workplace automation

November 2015—As the automation of physical and knowledge work advances, many jobs will be redefined rather than eliminated—at least in the short term.more

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It’s good to be the Queen . . . but it’s easier being the King

October 2015—Many gender differences are really power differences in disguise.more


GE’s Jeff Immelt on evolving a corporate giant

October 2015—In the final installment of our two-part interview, General Electric chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt explains what’s driving the company’s evolution, how he leads, and why he’s different from Jack Welch.more

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GE’s Jeff Immelt on digitizing in the industrial space

October 2015—In this first installment of our two-part interview, General Electric chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt explains why industrial companies are now in the information business—whether they like it or not.more

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Nine questions to help you get your digital transformation right

October 2015—Becoming a digital organization requires fundamentally changing how you do business. Answering these nine questions can help break through the inevitable barriers.more


Women in the workplace

September 2015—Women remain underrepresented across organizations—especially at senior levels of leadership—a new survey by LeanIn.Org and McKinsey finds.more

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How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth

September 2015—A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds that $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 by advancing women’s equality. The public, private, and social sectors will need to act to close gender gaps in work and society.more

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Good design is good business

October 2015—Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers design partner John Maeda talks to McKinsey’s Hugo Sarrazin about why today’s senior executives must understand design.more

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Building a design-driven culture

September 2015—It’s not enough to just sell a product or service—companies must truly engage with their customers. Here’s how to embed experience design in your organization.more


Making design a business priority

September 2015—Being “design driven” means operating in a fundamentally different way. In this video, McKinsey’s Mahin Samadani explains how companies can make the transition.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

How should you tap into Silicon Valley?

September 2015—Not by sticking a toe in the water. Get your management team aligned and then commit.more


‘Transformer in chief’: The new chief digital officer

September 2015—The CDO role is changing dramatically. Here are the skills today’s world demands.more

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