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Forward Thinking on trade, vaccines, and sustainable and inclusive growth with WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

– The World Trade Organization’s first African—and first female—director-general reflects on the impact of the pandemic on trade, the imperative to ensure that vaccines reach Africa and other emerging economies, and how to ensure that trade is more inclusive in the years ahead.
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Trying to boost corporate travel sales? Five questions for airline executives

– As airlines try to hasten the recovery of the highly profitable business travel segment, they should steer clear of five common... sales pitfalls.
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Building a “digital operating rhythm” with OKR software

– As the pandemic has fueled the growth of remote work and the pace of strategic planning, more companies are looking for greater... transparency around goals and execution. Deidre Paknad, the co-founder and CEO of Workboard, is growing a business that provides just that.
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For many Americans, economic opportunity seems increasingly out of reach

– Low unemployment doesn’t seem to dispel the gloom about inflation, the McKinsey American Opportunity Survey shows.
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Blue carbon: The potential of coastal and oceanic climate action

– Nature-based climate solutions in the world’s oceans can play an important role in conservation and carbon abatement efforts... worldwide.

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Can the automotive industry scale fast enough?

– The rapidly increasing uptake of electric vehicles could transform the automotive ecosystem and promote even greater innovations.... For that to happen, two imperatives need attention now.
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Getting strategy wrong—and how to do it right instead

– Too many companies equate strategy with hitting financial goals. They underestimate the difficulty—and the value—of... the real thing.
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Hybrid work: Making it fit with your diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy

– New research details what empowered employees love about hybrid work models and the risks to diversity, equity, and inclusion... if managers get the evolving flexible workplace wrong.
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Navigating inflation: A new playbook for CEOs

– Few chief executives have faced the challenge of leading a company through an inflationary spike like today’s. Lessons from... strong leaders and bold action can help CEOs make the decisions that only they can make.

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Forward Thinking on trade, vaccines, and sustainable and inclusive growth with WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

– The World Trade Organization’s first African—and first female—director-general reflects on the impact of the... pandemic on trade, the imperative to ensure that vaccines reach Africa and other emerging economies, and how to ensure that trade is more inclusive in the years ahead.
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Forward Thinking on democratizing technology with Anne-Marie Imafidon

– “Having a computer science degree should not be a prerequisite for being one of the only people in control of what happens... next. It’s about democratizing. It’s about giving folks agency so we can make collective decisions about what happens next rather than it being that technical power race. I don’t know if we can call it race to the—I’m going to call it the bottom, race to the dystopia.”
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Securing Europe’s future beyond energy: Addressing its corporate and technology gap

– European leaders have shown great resolve in their initial response at scale and speed to the war in Ukraine. They will need to... build the same momentum to face the region’s slow-motion corporate and technology crisis. An estimated €2 trillion to €4 trillion of annual value could be at stake—six times the amount needed for the net-zero transition—and with it Europe’s long-term prosperity and strategic autonomy. A program of 11 actions can turn the tide.
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Forward Thinking on the growing role of business in the net-zero transition with Claire O’Neill

– The former British politician who led the United Kingdom’s winning bid to host COP26 is now focused on coordinating an effective... business contribution to the net-zero transition. She sees momentum building. “CEOs left COP saying, ‘We get it. Net zero is the thing we have to do.’”

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For the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic, global leaders will gather in person for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Join McKinsey senior partners Sven Smit and Tracy Francis for a discussion of what to expect, starting with the tragic invasion of Ukraine and other converging crises—COVID-19, climate change, rising inflation--that together, are dramatically reshaping the global business agenda.

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