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Losing from day one: Why even successful transformations fall short

– Our latest transformations research confirms that success remains elusive and reliant on a holistic approach. Yet some actions are especially predictive of realizing the financial benefits at stake.
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Married to the job no more: Craving flexibility, parents are quitting to get it

– Working parents are among the record number of employees leaving their jobs or thinking about doing so. To keep this crucial group,... organizations must address why they’re drawn to other options.
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From the great attrition to the great adaptation

– To keep top talent in the fold, managers must actively change their leadership styles—focusing less on controls and more... on culture and connections.
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This time it’s personal: Shaping the ‘new possible’ through employee experience

– In an era of workplace upheaval, companies that create tailored, authentic experiences strengthen employee purpose, ignite energy,... and elevate organization-wide performance.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

‘Great Attrition’ or ‘Great Attraction’? The choice is yours

– A record number of employees are quitting or thinking about doing so. Organizations that take the time to learn why—and act thoughtfully—will... have an edge in attracting and retaining talent.

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Return, Reimagine, Reinvent

The COVID-19 crisis has compelled many leaders to rethink ways of working. This regularly updated 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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LGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace

– How to take action to support LGBTQ+ employees—not just during Pride Month, but year-round.
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Culture in the hybrid workplace

– Hybrid work is happening. Your culture will need to catch up—fast.
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Grabbing hold of the new future of work

– The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped existing workforce trends and catalyzed new ones. Here’s the latest on what’s next—and what to do about it.

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McKinsey Organization Blog

Short and snackable insights on topics related to people, talent management, organizational performance, purpose, agility, culture, change management, people analytics, leadership, and merger management from our experienced leaders at the forefront of today’s trends.

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The five fifty

Navigate organizational opportunities and challenges with the help of a quick briefing in five—or a fifty-minute deeper dive
 

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Battling burnout: A conversation with resiliency expert Dr. Amit Sood

– A leading voice on psychological resilience believes that humans are built to tackle crises.
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Organizing for change

– Knowing how to effect change is just as important as knowing what to change.
Executive Briefing

Building from purpose: Unlocking the power of Australia’s not-for-profit sector

– Australia’s not-for-profit sector is critical to meeting fundamental societal needs and fostering social cohesion. It is... also an important part of the economy.
Interview

bp: An agility pioneer in the energy industry

– bp took the bold step to organize for agility at scale in the Production & Operations organization with impressive results.... Six leaders share their learnings and reflections on the transformation.
Podcast

The economic impact of ageism

– New research quantifies the struggles that midcareer workers—those 45 and over—worldwide face and suggests possible interventions... to level the playing field.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Being transgender at work

– Although corporate America has stepped up its public support of LGBTQ+ rights, it still has a long road ahead to foster a truly... inclusive environment for transgender employees.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Central Europe’s great gender opportunity

– Growth has slowed in Central and Eastern Europe, where women account for 60 percent of all college graduates and only 45 percent... of the labor force. A new McKinsey report shows that closing the gap could reignite economies across the region.
Interview

Agile talent: How to revamp your people model to enable value through agility

– If your industry is changing quickly, your company has to change just as quickly—or faster—to stay ahead.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Reviving the art of apprenticeship to unlock continuous skill development

– Postpandemic skill gaps need filling, and formal learning alone won’t do the trick. Scaling the lost art of one-on-one learning... can make the difference.
Article

Australia and New Zealand: Building ‘agile’ capability

– Why this is the perfect time for organisations to embrace and execute agile.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

How one approach to M&A is more likely to create value than all others

– Two decades of research show that, while large deals still have their place, programmatic M&A strategies continue to create... gains in excess total returns to shareholders, at lower levels of risk.
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