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Scaling the impact of the social enterprise sector

– The number of social enterprises in The Netherlands has grown by more than 2,000 in the past five years. But very few aim for the type of scale that would actually solve the societal issue they address. What is holding them back?
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Accelerating the energy transition: cost or opportunity?

– Transforming the Netherlands' energy system could provide a boost to the economy while lowering greenhouse-gas emissions in line... with European goals.
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Electric vehicles in Europe: Gearing up for a new phase?

– In the past few years, Europe has gone through the initial adoption phase of electric mobility. After a “turbulent”... period of excitement and promise as well as disappointment, it is now possible to formulate a clearer view on the development of electric mobility to date and its drivers going forward.
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A vision for Dutch health care in 2040

– As part of an initiative led by the World Economic Forum, McKinsey developed a vision for a high-quality, sustainable Dutch health-care... system in 2040—based on the insights of more than 50 experts from government, health-care institutions, and insurance companies.

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Hidden sources of better supply-chain performance

– High-level benchmarks often obscure paths to operations improvements. New data and metrics that tap underlying performance dynamics... offer better visibility.
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Chinese luxury consumers: More global, more demanding, still spending

– Even as growth slows, there’s a sizable, and sophisticated, pool of luxury shoppers in China. But brands need to take a... new approach to keep them interested.
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Two views on how customer experience can better serve US military veterans

– Robert McDonald, the former secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs, and Tom Allin, the agency’s former head of veterans... experience, discuss the role of frontline employees and organizational innovation in building a customer-centric culture.
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How benchmarking can improve cost competitiveness in steel

– Many debate the relevance of benchmarking in the steel industry. But disciplined application has helped some producers identify... improvements of up to 10 percent of the cost base.
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New evidence for the power of digital platforms

– Incumbents should go on the attack with their own online exchanges.
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When to shift your digital strategy into a higher gear

– There may be a premium for making early moves.
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Manufacturing: Analytics unleashes productivity and profitability

– High uncertainty and low growth have already forced manufacturers to squeeze every asset for maximum value. The next target is... their own data.
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Building a marketing organization that drives growth today

– Technologies and customer expectations have changed faster than marketing organizations. Here’s how to fix that.
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Tackling GDPR compliance before time runs out

– Data protection has always been important. Now it’s becoming urgent. Here’s a primer on how companies can adapt to... the new rules.
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The roots of organic growth

– There are many paths to growth, and high performers take more than one—supported by reinforcing capabilities such as advanced... analytics and digital customer-experience management.
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Do American workers feel they can ‘make it’?

– Whether people in the United States believe they can thrive economically in a digitally disrupted world depends strongly on the... amount of education they’ve attained, according to a new survey.

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