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Build a change platform, not a change program

October 2014—It’s not you, it’s your company. Management Innovation eXchange founders Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini believe that continuous improvement requires the creation of change platforms, rather than change programs ordained and implemented from the top.more

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Reflections on corporate longevity

September 2014—McKinsey’s former managing director Ian Davis explores the phenomenon of long-lived companies and the values and practices they share.more

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article | McKinsey Quarterly

Beyond the matrix organization

September 1979—In this Quarterly archive article, Tom Peters examines the flaws of the matrix-organization design and explores several more effective approaches to implement no more than one or two essential corporate thrusts at a time.more

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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

What strategists need: A meeting of the minds

September 2014—A unique gathering of strategists from academia, leading companies, and McKinsey debates the state of the discipline, with an emphasis on opportunities for innovation in a changing world.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

Manager and machine: The new leadership equation

September 2014—As artificial intelligence takes hold, what will it take to be an effective executive?more

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interview | McKinsey Quarterly

Artificial intelligence meets the C-suite

September 2014—Technology is getting smarter, faster. Are you? Experts including the authors of The Second Machine Age, Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, examine the impact that “thinking” machines may have on top-management roles.more

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