Insights on Organization


Delivering through diversity

– Our latest research reinforces the link between diversity and company financial performance—and suggests how organizations can craft better inclusion strategies for a competitive edge.



The five trademarks of agile organizations

– Agile organizations—of any size and across industries—have five key elements in common.

How to create an agile organization

– Transforming companies to achieve organizational agility is in its early days but already yielding positive returns. While the... paths can vary, survey findings suggest how to start.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

ING’s agile transformation

– Two senior executives from the global bank describe their recent journey.

Building a marketing organization that drives growth today

– Technologies and customer expectations have changed faster than marketing organizations. Here’s how to fix that.

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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.

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McKinsey on Organization

Read or download our guides examining how your organization can realize its full potential.
Issue - McKinsey Quarterly

McKinsey Quarterly 2018 Number 1: Overview and full issue

– This issue of the Quarterly, available here as a PDF download, shows how companies can unlock big strategic moves to... boost their odds of success, why competing in the digital age demands an agile organization, and how to navigate advances in artificial intelligence.

Discussions in digital: What’s a marketing ecosystem and what does it mean for marketers?

– Marketing ecosystems are creating new professional opportunities—and making new demands. Here’s how today’s... marketing leaders are adapting.
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

Five Fifty: The T-word

– Is your corporate transformation doomed to failure? Here’s advice for beating the long odds of success.

The CEO of Guardian Life on talent in an age of digital disruption

– By rethinking its approach to talent management and introducing agile working practices, the company aims to stay a step ahead... of disruptive competitors.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Still looking for room at the top: Ten years of research on women in the workplace

– What we know—and what everyone needs to know—about the quest for equality.
Book Excerpt - McKinsey Quarterly

An agenda for the talent-first CEO

– In tumultuous times, a company’s talent is its most valuable and reliable asset. What does it take to lead an organization... that truly unleashes its human capital?

Supporting job growth and worker prosperity in a new era of automation

– With the advent of advanced automation, governments have a critical role to play in responding to workforce transitions.

Reorganizing to capture maximum value quickly

– Companies need an organizational design that’s stable yet can respond quickly to threats and opportunities. Here’s... how to build one.

Agile with a capital ‘A’: A guide to the principles and pitfalls of agile development

– Understanding the true principles of agile can give companies the ability to work quickly, boosting efficiency and product success,... and, ultimately, creating real, lasting value.

Detailing the new landscape for global business services

– To ensure the long-term success of shared-services programs, leaders must develop new digital capabilities and account for a changing... geopolitical environment.

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