McKinsey on Finance, Number 79

McKinsey on Finance, Number 79

Perspectives on Corporate Finance and Strategy

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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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When bigger isn’t always better

– The recent spate of spin-off announcements reveals the limits of diversification as well as some of the potential value-creating benefits of separations.

Much anew about ‘nudging’

– Almost 15 years after introducing a critical choice-making framework, behavioral economists Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler reflect on its continuing impact on business and society.
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Bias Busters: A better way to brainstorm

– Structured conversation during brainstorming sessions removes some of the risks that can thwart honest discussion.

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