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Productivity: The route to Brexit success

– The United Kingdom’s post-Brexit future is uncertain. But one thing is clear: boosting economic growth will depend heavily on addressing long-standing productivity challenges.
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Where companies with a long-term view outperform their peers

– Our new Corporate Horizon Index provides systematic evidence that a long-term approach can lead to superior performance for revenue... and earnings, investment, market capitalization, and job creation.
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Policing–a vision for 2025

– This paper describes the current challenges facing police forces and proposes ways in which Chief Officers should address them.
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Harnessing automation for a future that works

– Automation is happening, and it will bring substantial benefits to businesses and economies worldwide, but it won’t arrive... overnight. A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds realizing automation’s full potential requires people and technology to work hand in hand.
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The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world

– Big data’s potential just keeps growing. Taking full advantage means companies must incorporate analytics into their strategic... vision and use it to make better, faster decisions.
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Urban world: Meeting the demographic challenge in cities

– The days of easy growth in the world’s cities are over, and how they respond to demographic shifts will influence their... prosperity.
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Why diversity matters

– New research makes it increasingly clear that companies with more diverse workforces perform better financially.

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McKinsey Quarterly 2017 Number 3: Overview and full issue

– This issue of the Quarterly, available here as a PDF download, explores how digitization will shape global industries,... discusses how to make better decisions, provides an action plan for workplace automation, and suggests ways for companies to improve HR.
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How to improve student educational outcomes: New insights from data analytics

– By applying advanced analytics and machine learning, we have identified factors that play a critical role in student achievement.
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Manufacturing network strategy in a world of unprecedented change

– A best-seller from two decades ago proves surprisingly relevant for today’s manufacturing-footprint questions.
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An analytical approach to maximizing reservoir production

– Producing assets have significant surface optimization potential. We take a deeper look at what it takes to unlock this value.
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Learning innovation in the digital age

– As the workplace changes, so must education and training. Exciting experiments are under way—but are they enough?
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Savvy and sophisticated: Meet China’s evolving car buyers

– Our 2017 survey of Chinese auto consumers shows they’re demanding more from carmakers. How can companies keep up with shifts in... this must-win market?
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Five Fifty: Evaluate this

– Want better performance from your employees? Drop the annual review process and its ill-fitting stack-and-rank ratings approach.
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How tech giants deliver outsized returns—and what it means for the rest of us

– Networks and platforms reign within high tech, media, and telecom. Understanding the sector’s dynamics is increasingly important... for executives in all industries.
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What drives student performance in Latin America?

– Our analysis of OECD PISA results from the region offers five findings on student mindsets, teaching practices, technology, instructional... hours, and early childhood education.
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How a digital factory can transform company culture

– Companies are beginning to use digital factories as incubators of more agile ways of working, often filtering the best attributes... of the factory culture back to the larger organization.
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How the Internet of Things will reshape future production systems

– Rich data, ubiquitous connectivity, and real-time communication are changing the way companies work. For leaders, that transformation... will extend much further than the machines on the factory floor.

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