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Transformation

Changing trajectories through holistic interventions in performance, capabilities, and health

The world is changing fast—and organizations must change to unlock their full potential.

Yet research shows that most efforts to fundamentally change the trajectory of an organization fail. McKinsey’s broad suite of transformation offerings helps clients flip the odds to achieve extraordinary results for their organizations. Our transformation approaches are underpinned by proprietary tools and technologies to enable real, sustained change.

Enterprise-wide performance lift

A unique approach to sustained performance improvement, with a core focus on execution, capabilities, and growth

Tech-enabled performance transformation

A holistic approach to technological change for organizations seeking the next level in performance

Strategic transformation

A rapid investor perspective to identify the big moves required to maximize and sustain shareholder-value creation

RTS

RTS is a special unit of McKinsey that delivers a proven approach to radical and sustainable improvement of performance, health, and capabilities.

Video

Interview

McKinsey’s approach to transformation: A conversation with Seth Goldstrom

In this video, senior partner Seth Goldstrom discusses McKinsey’s approach to enterprise-wide transformations, helping companies flip the odds to ensure that a transformation is successful and sustainable.

Featured insights

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.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Transformation with a capital T

– Companies must be prepared to tear themselves away from routine thinking and behavior.
Article

Keeping transformations on target

– Analysis of high-stakes transformations reveals a few pragmatic lessons that increase the odds of meeting the organization’s... objectives.
Podcast - McKinsey Quarterly

Disruption, friction, and change: The hallmarks of a true transformation

– A company transformation is a holistic, top-priority endeavor that requires aggressive focus from the management team to reach... the full potential of a business.

Featured solution

Wave

A next-generation impact tracking platform that ensures superior execution and value delivery for large-scale transformation programs, while helping organizations benchmark progress against their peers

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