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Want to be a better leader? Observe more and react less

– Overloaded executives need coping mechanisms. This personal reflection shows how meditation can help.

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Agility

– Explores the paradox of combining speed and stability to achieve agility. Also, describes how Chinese leaders are navigating the country’s shifting economic environment.

Executive briefings

A CEO’s guide to gender equality

– The case for gender equality is strong. Why is progress so slow?

An executive’s guide to the Internet of Things

– The rate of adoption is accelerating. Here are six things you need to know.

An executive’s guide to machine learning

– It’s no longer the preserve of artificial-intelligence researchers and born-digital companies like Amazon, Google, and Netflix.

Avoiding the quicksand: Ten techniques for more agile corporate resource allocation

– These tested ideas can help organizations overcome inertia and implement their strategies more effectively.

QUARTERLY COLLECTIONS

Management: the next 50 years

Leading management thinkers celebrate the 50th anniversary of McKinsey Quarterly by examining the management challenges... of tomorrow.

Strategic insight

In our fast-moving digital age, a great strategy is key to survival. Explore timeless principles and fresh techniques for crafting... one.

Big data analytics

The growing power of data analytics has made its management a critical priority for the top team.

Innovation

To sustain growth, companies need consistent streams of new products, services, processes, and business models.

Industry dynamics

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Online car sales in China may be closer than they appear

– Can automobiles become the next big category for Chinese e-commerce?
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When subpar operations threaten margin growth

– Consumer-goods companies with weak cost management will struggle to increase the bottom line—no matter how much they grow.
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A tale of three Asias

– China’s midsized cities are the biggest growth story in Asian banking. Rural areas in other emerging Asian markets and top-tier... cities in developed ones also should grow smartly.
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Getting the most from R&D teams

– The size of these teams and the number of sites where they work have a big impact on semiconductor research productivity.

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