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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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How Airbus is navigating a digital transformation

– The commercial aircraft manufacturer is charting a course to software and services, focusing on creating new data-driven models... to complement its hardware platforms.
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Upgrading your business to a digital operating system

– One element of a successful digital transformation is developing a new way of operating that relies on the right talent, prioritizing... speed, and targeting milestones.
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Reinventing equity research as a profit-making business

– The traditional business of providing equity research to asset managers has been under pressure in recent years. Nonetheless,... equity research still offers an attractive business opportunity for banks and broker-dealers that can adapt to deliver the types of research the buy side values and successfully transform their operating models.
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The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in Canada

– Canada, a global leader on gender equality, has seen progress stall over the past 20 years. Further tapping into women’s... potential could reenergize Canada’s economy and its businesses.
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Untangling your organization’s decision making

– Any organization can improve the speed and quality of its decisions by paying more attention to what it’s deciding.
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Stress testing for nonfinancial companies

– According to new survey results, exploring the more subjective side of investment decision making yields five elements that correlate... closely with outperformance.
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The future of HR in oil and gas

– The war for traditional technical talent is now less fierce, while intensifying for new skill types. We see three themes for HR... of the future in oil and gas, with implications for HR strategy and operating model.
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The future(s) of mobility: How cities can benefit

– Autonomous vehicles, electric powertrains, vehicle sharing, and other advances are transforming urban mobility. Planning ahead... can help cities capture the benefits of the shift, from cleaner air to easier journeys.
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Customers’ lives are digital—but is your customer care still analog?

– Digital customer care is still new territory for many companies. They can learn a lot from the natives.
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What talent management can do to shape next-generation pharma leaders

– A Sanofi executive discusses his company’s leadership-development programs and approach to building employee capabilities amid... rapid change.
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Winning the recovery: Sustainably holding down costs in an upturn

– In the downturn, efficiency became O&G’s priority. But as prices rise, cost discipline can be lost. Successful producers... will bring the lessons of the downturn into the recovery.

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