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Economic Conditions Snapshot, March 2015: McKinsey Global Survey results

March 2015—While global views hold steady, executives report continued worries over geopolitical instability and emergent issues in the eurozone. Those in China are glummer than most about conditions at home.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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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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The real business of business

March 2015—Shareholder-oriented capitalism is still the best path to broad economic prosperity, as long as companies focus on the long term.more

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The outlook for global growth in 2015

March 2015—Despite tempered expectations, most forecasters see strong growth ahead, accelerating in 2016. As our Global Economics Intelligence team reports, executives are focusing on divergent opportunities.more

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Competition at the digital edge: ‘Hyperscale’ businesses

March 2015—Digitization is giving rise to a new form, with a scale and complexity that challenge managerial conventions.more

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Turning pricing power into profit

March 2015—Companies often overlook pricing as a driver of earnings growth, instead defaulting to cost cutting and other measures. Here are five steps to growth through pricing.more

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Applying design thinking across the business: An interview with Citrix’s Catherine Courage

February 2015—Catherine Courage champions user-centered design—not only for the benefit of the software company’s customers but also for its employees.more

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Why CIOs should be business-strategy partners

February 2015—Our latest survey of business and IT executives finds that IT performance increases across the board when CIOs are involved in shaping business strategy.more

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What could happen in China in 2015?

December 2014—What do you get when you add slower economic growth, greater volatility, and rising competition to more international flights and genuine Chinese innovation? McKinsey director Gordon Orr’s annual predictions.more

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Rethinking the role of the strategist

November 2014—Strategic planning has been under assault for years. But good strategy is more important than ever. What does that mean for the strategist?more

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