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Transportation during the pandemic: What is considered safe?

A survey on transportation preferences across seven countries that points to the safety measures consumers believe matter most.
Interactive

Executive views on the future of work

Business executives around the world describe how their plans for the structure of work has evolved due to COVID-19
Interactive

Airflow considerations for businesses during the time of COVID-19

See what changes to heating, ventilation, and airflow systems could help limit viral spread in offices, retail stores, and manufacturing facilities.
Interactive

Tracking US unemployment through the COVID-19 crisis

See how unemployment data are changing across states, counties, and sectors.

COVID-19 IMPACT

Webinar

Evolving consumer: How COVID-19 is changing the way we shop

– The rapid migration to digital technologies driven by the pandemic is likely to continue. This McKinsey Live webinar covers the four elements of a digital agenda for recovery.
Article

Wall Street versus Main Street: Why the disconnect?

– Despite turmoil in the real economy, the US stock market remains resilient because of three critical factors: the basis of valuations, the market’s composition, and investors’ expectations.
Article

The emerging resilients: Achieving ‘escape velocity’

– The experience of the fast movers out of the last recession teaches leaders emerging from this one to take thoughtful actions to balance growth, margins, and optionality.
Survey

How COVID-19 has pushed companies over the technology tipping point—and transformed business forever

– A new survey finds that responses to COVID-19 have speeded the adoption of digital technologies by several years—and that many of these changes could be here for the long haul.

LEADERSHIP MINDSETS

Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

Private equity and the pandemic: An interview with the CEO of Hahn & Company

– Scott Sang-Won Hahn, CEO of the South Korean private-equity firm Hahn & Company, discusses forces at work in his country and how the dynamics unleashed by COVID-19 are an impetus for change.
Interview

‘Making a big company feel small’: An interview with HCA Healthcare CEO Sam Hazen

– Protecting lives and livelihoods and ensuring stability remain the two main objectives for a large healthcare provider.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

How the CEO of Samsung SDS sets a course for ‘humble and speedy’

– Won-Pyo Hong, CEO of Samsung’s information- and communications-technology arm, explains how a collaborative approach helps his South Korea–based company drive digital transformations globally.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

What will (and won’t) change in the future of Asia: An interview with the CEO of DBS

– The continued economic integration of Asia will open up opportunities for savvy businesses, predicts Piyush Gupta.
Interview

GSK’s Brian McNamara on the business impact of COVID-19

– The CEO of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare discusses the global challenges and possibilities of the next normal and the shifts now underway in consumer behavior.
Interview

Critical communications infrastructure and COVID-19: An interview with Ericsson’s CEO

– Börje Ekholm discusses the impact of the crisis on global telecom networks and the coming 5G transition, as well as the future of work and challenges to the physical and mental health of employees.

Response Tools

COVID-19 Education Response Toolkit

Resources to help education decision makers respond to the challenges posed by COVID-19, developed in collaboration with UNESCO

COVID-19 Public Sector Analytics

Visualize and analyze aggregated data from over 20 data sources to understand the status and impact of COVID-19 across the US.

McKinsey Live Webinars

October 23, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. ET

What should you do to get your business on the right track? Plan your COVID-Exit

What’s the right way to think about 2021 and beyond—and what should you do to guide your business toward the future? McKinsey senior partners Martin Hirt and Hortense de la Boutetiere explain the COVID-Exit.
October 28, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. ET

Finding tomorrow's resilients: Propelling companies into the next wave of growth

Leaders can learn from the last global recession and plan for several economic outcomes, including, as McKinsey senior partners Cindy Levy and Bob Sternfels suggest, taking thoughtful actions to balance growth, margins, and optionality.

Support

McKinsey is proud to join the Rework America Alliance, an innovative nationwide initiative led by the Markle Foundation. The Alliance aims to help millions of workers, regardless of formal education, move into good jobs in the digital economy by accelerating the development of a more effective system of worker training aligned to jobs that employers will need to fill. McKinsey is contributing data-driven insights to help light a path for workers toward resilient, higher-wage jobs that have historically been out of reach for those without degrees or traditional experience. Read more about the preliminary analysis.
Interactive

The Emotion Archive

How have people around the world coped with the COVID-19 crisis? This interactive lets you explore the reflections of 122 people in eight countries who took the time to let us into their lives during the pandemic.

COMMUNITIES IN FOCUS

Article

What can other countries learn from China’s travel recovery path?

– In May, we asked how much the world could learn from China’s postpandemic travel recovery. Now, we explore where lessons from the latest data from China may be relevant for other countries.
Article

Agile resilience in the UK: Lessons from COVID-19 for the ‘next normal’

– Agility has been a useful attribute for many global and UK-based organizations weathering the COVID-19 crisis. Here’s how they can build on agile practices for more long-term operational resilience.
Podcast

COVID-19 and supply-chain recovery: Planning for the future

– Rarely have supply-chain leaders faced more complex, changing conditions than they have during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s how companies can manage through the crisis and build resilience against future shocks.

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