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Preparing to make big-ticket investment decisions

July 2014—When the stakes couldn’t be higher, the quality of the decision making can make all the difference. Process improvements can help.more

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Economic Conditions Snapshot, June 2014: McKinsey Global Survey results

June 2014—While recent elections have revived executives’ optimism in India, those in other emerging markets have concerns about economic conditions at home and their corporate prospects.more

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How US healthcare companies can thrive amid disruption

June 2014—The healthcare industry is undergoing sweeping change. To emerge as winners, incumbents should learn from other industries that have faced similar upheaval.more

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Mastering digital marketing

June 2014—The era of the traditional marketing campaign is ending. In this interview, McKinsey’s David Edelman explains what companies get wrong when it comes to digital marketing and the changes needed to better engage consumers.more

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Strategic principles for competing in the digital age

May 2014—Digitization is rewriting the rules of competition, with incumbent companies most at risk of being left behind. Here are six critical decisions CEOs must make to address the strategic challenge posed by the digital revolution.more

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Digital strategy

May 2014—Digitization is fundamentally altering the nature of competition. McKinsey’s Paul Willmott explains how digital winners think and what companies can do to compete.more

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Finding the sweet spot for allocating innovation resources

May 2014—A survey finds that when it comes to reallocating R&D expenditures, more isn’t necessarily better.more

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High-performing boards: What’s on their agenda?

April 2014—Directors report that they have a greater impact as they move beyond the basics.more

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Disruptive entrepreneurs: An interview with Eric Ries

April 2014—Companies are all too aware of the disruptive power of technology. The author of The Lean Startup argues that the competitive reaction of many organizations remains fatally flawed.more

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Preparing for bigger, bolder shareholder activists

March 2014—Activists are targeting more and bigger companies. Here’s what attracts them—and some tips on how to respond when they show up.more

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Dealing with activist investors: A conversation with Larry Kanarek

March 2014—Shareholder activists are having a profound impact on the behavior of companies. McKinsey director Larry Kanarek says executives must work with—rather than against—activists to improve performance.more

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