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China’s next chapter: The human-capital puzzle

McKinsey’s Andrew Grant explores what’s being done to make Chinese workers and managers more effective in domestic and global operations.

July 2013

China’s stunning economic rise often masks a daunting skills gap facing both its workers and its managers. In this video, McKinsey’s Andrew Grant explores the economic and social repercussions of the problem and how the country is trying to resolve it.

For more on this topic, read McKinsey’s May 2013 report The $250 billion question: Can China close the skills gap? (PDF–939KB).