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Author Talks: Rules of power from Jeffrey Pfeffer to help you get your way

– Stanford professor Jeffrey Pfeffer shares advice for gaining power through resources, reputation, and relationships.
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Getting digital transformation right in resource-heavy industries

– Eight core principles can help companies in the energy, oil and gas, basic materials, and utilities sectors achieve successful... digital transformations.
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Hitting the mark: Why markdowns matter more than ever

– Many US retailers are reducing prices to clear excess inventory. Smart markdown strategies will make a huge difference to their... bottom lines.
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How personalization at scale can invigorate Asian insurers

– The surge in digital consumer interactions is making possible a new era of gathering, analyzing, and responding to individual... customer data strategically and with precision.
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Sustainable and inclusive growth: A weekly briefing

– Hydrocarbon-rich countries might play a critical role in the proliferation of clean hydrogen. Our weekly digest of McKinsey insights... explores that topic and more.

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How will the space economy change the world?

– Space is no longer the sole domain of governments and aerospace and defense companies. Businesses that pursue emerging opportunities... now may gain a first-mover advantage.
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Starting strong: Making your CEO transition a catalyst for renewal

– The best CEOs use the first six to 12 months of their tenure as a moment of great personal transition and institutional renewal.... There are four keys to success.
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‘It’s important to bring the spirit of emergencies to the long term’

– In the third episode of our series The Quarterly Interview: Provocations to Ponder, chef and nonprofit founder José... Andrés talks about what emergencies can teach us about solving long-term problems and being effective in two different spheres.
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A devilish duality: How CEOs can square resilience with net-zero promises

– Amid turbulence on the path to net zero, leaders will have to be much nimbler to balance resilience with an energy future that... is secure, affordable, and clean. Five actions can help.

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Forward Thinking on the meeting point of science and humanity with Jayshree Seth

– Persuaded by her parents to study science and engineering, Jayshree Seth retained her humanities mindset while becoming the first... chief science advocate at the 3M company.
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Forward Thinking on the fragility of the world’s food systems and how to fix them with Jessica Fanzo

– Many people think that hunger and climate change happen to poor people in faraway countries and won’t affect them, says... a leading food systems expert. “But that is a naïve perception of the world.”
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Global flows: The ties that bind in an interconnected world

– Economic and political turbulence have prompted speculation that the world is already deglobalizing. But the evidence suggests... that global integration is here to stay, albeit with nuance.
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Toward a sustainable, inclusive, growing future: The role of business

– To make the world as sustainable and inclusive as we hope, a certain kind of economic growth will be necessary—and companies will... play a vital role in generating it.

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Global flows: The ties that bind in an interconnected world

The pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and rising geopolitical tensions have prompted some to speculate that the world will deglobalize. But a forthcoming McKinsey Global Institute analysis of global flows tells a more nuanced story. Join Senior Partners Olivia White and Sven Smit as they share insights from MGI’s forthcoming Global Flows research and discuss how companies can harness the benefits of interconnection while managing the risks stemming from interdependency.

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