Insights on Organization

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Reimagining the way businesses operate

– To reimagine their organizations for the future, leaders must address three critical questions.
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To unlock better decision making, plan better meetings

– How can senior managers get better, faster business decisions from the meetings they attend or lead? Planning is key.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

The boss factor: Making the world a better place through workplace relationships

– Businesses looking to make an external social contribution should, paradoxically, look inside: improving workers’ job satisfaction... could be the single most important thing they do.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Your organization is grieving—here’s how you can help

– Responsive leaders need to bring the mourning process forward in their organizational culture—and in their own leadership... approach.
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The need for speed in the post-COVID-19 era—and how to achieve it

– Survey findings confirm that organizational speed is an essential ingredient for outperformance in times of unprecedented change,... and point to three ways companies can gain speed for the longer term.

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Return, Reimagine, Reinvent

The COVID-19 crisis has compelled many leaders to rethink ways of working. This collection of articles draws together McKinsey’s expertise on post-pandemic reentry to help organizations lead the recovery.

Featured Podcasts

McKinsey Talks Talent

McKinsey Organization's Bryan Hancock, Bill Schaninger, and other talent experts help you navigate a fast-changing landscape and prepare for the future of work by making talent a competitive advantage.

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Today’s skills, tomorrow’s jobs: How will your team fare in the future of work?

– Automation will leave few roles untouched—and not everyone will be reskilled or redeployed successfully. Here’s what leaders can do now to give their talent, and their organizations, the best opportunity to thrive in an uncertain future.
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Next-level sales talent: HR’s message to the CEO

– How the right data-driven approach can bolster sales-force performance—and help HR draw a direct line from talent to revenues in conversations with the CEO.
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The new science of talent: From roles to returns

– Getting the right people into the right roles is more vital than ever. Here’s how to deliver returns on talent faster—and help more women rise to the C-suite at the same time.

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McKinsey Organization Blog

Short and snackable insights on talent management, organizational design, agility, culture, change management, HR analytics and technology, leadership, and merger management from our experienced partners at the forefront of today’s trends.

FEATURED PUBLICATIONS

Beyond Performance 2.0: A Proven Approach to Leading Large-Scale Change

Beyond Performance 2.0 more than doubles your odds of successfully leading significant, sustainable change by applying equal levels of insight and rigor to the “hard” and “soft” elements that matter.

Elevating Learning & Development: Insights and Practical Guidance from the Field

For professionals seeking to hone their organization’s learning and development efforts, Elevating Learning & Development: Insights and Practical Guidance from the Field is the ideal resource.

Leading Organizations: Ten Timeless Truths

Leading Organizations identifies the most challenging organizational issues leaders face, and then—one by one—provides the hard facts, big ideas, and exceedingly practical “how to” steps to address those issues.

Leadership at Scale: Better Leadership, Better Results

Leadership at Scale provides leaders with the systematic and fact-based leadership development approach they need to unlock organizational performance in today’s fast-paced business environment.

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Overcoming pandemic fatigue: How to reenergize organizations for the long run

– Leaders must actively manage the energy of their workforces, cultivate the quality of employee relationships, and demonstrate... a capacity for resilience to recharge their organizations during crises.
Survey

Rethink capabilities to emerge stronger from COVID-19

– In a new survey, leaders say the pandemic has alerted them to the urgency of getting learning programs right. Yet companies are... falling short in delivering outcomes, and executives can do more to support capability-building efforts.
Article - McKinsey Global Institute

What’s next for remote work: An analysis of 2,000 tasks, 800 jobs, and nine countries

– Hybrid models of remote work are likely to persist in the wake of the pandemic, mostly for a highly educated, well-paid minority... of the workforce.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

‘An environment where everybody can thrive’: A conversation with U.S. Bank’s Tim Welsh

– The vice chairman for consumer and business banking at the fifth-largest bank in the United States describes how setting an environment... of mission, purpose, and individual generosity is central to building capabilities that achieve strategic outcomes.
Article

Organizing for speed: Agile as a means to transformation in Japan

– Japanese working practices may help or hinder the adaptation of agile approaches that can increase an organization’s speed... and customer centricity. Addressing five main areas can allow leaders to master the transition to enterprise agility.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

Addressing society’s pain points: An interview with the CEO of Ayala Corporation

– Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala reflects on Asia’s imperative, and his own, to find inclusive and creative solutions to complex... and uncertain challenges.
Article

Agility in the time of COVID-19: Changing your operating model in an age of turbulence

– Can organizations be transformed while employees are working remotely? Four real-life stories suggest that they can.
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Diverse employees are struggling the most during COVID-19—here’s how companies can respond

– New global research shows that despite companies’ recent efforts, diverse employees need more. Businesses should ask themselves... new questions for a changed workplace.
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The economic case for reskilling in the UK: How employers can thrive by boosting workers’ skills

– In about 75 percent of cases, it pays for an organisation to reskill an employee—yet few do this systematically. Here’s... why, and what companies should do differently.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

More than a mission statement: How the 5Ps embed purpose to deliver value

– Your company’s purpose strengthens resilience and creates value—if it’s genuine. A new framework highlights... a detailed approach to embedding purpose throughout your organization.
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Strengthening institutional risk and integrity culture

– Many of the costliest risk and integrity failures have cultural weaknesses at their core. Here is how leading institutions are... strengthening their culture and sustaining the change.
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