Skip to main content

Featured Insights

Our latest thinking on the issues that matter most in business and management.

Food security

This collection of articles and multimedia draws together McKinsey’s thinking on food security. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect access to food for many, what can food banks, distribution partners, philanthropic foundations, and the private sector do to increase resilience and ensure that people across North America have reliable access to nutritious meals?
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

Five Fifty: Is it safe?

– In times of anxiety, depression, fear, and stress, how can companies create the psychological safety that employees need?
Article

The emerging resilients: Achieving ‘escape velocity’

– The experience of the fast movers out of the last recession teaches leaders emerging from this one to take thoughtful actions... to balance growth, margins, and optionality.
Survey

How COVID-19 has pushed companies over the technology tipping point—and transformed business forever

– A new survey finds that responses to COVID-19 have speeded the adoption of digital technologies by several years—and that many... of these changes could be here for the long haul.
Executive Briefing

COVID-19: Implications for business

– Our latest perspectives on the coronavirus outbreak, the twin threats to lives and livelihoods, and how organizations can prepare... for the next normal.

Coronavirus: Leading through the crisis

Insights on how organizations can respond, and what happens next

Most popular

New from the Quarterly

Article - McKinsey Quarterly

The boss factor: Making the world a better place through workplace relationships

– Businesses looking to make an external social contribution should, paradoxically, look inside: improving workers’ job satisfaction... could be the single most important thing they do.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Six problem-solving mindsets for very uncertain times

– Even the most inscrutable problems have solutions—or better outcomes than have been reached so far. Here’s how the... best problem solvers crack the code.
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

The 1.5-degree challenge

– Holding warming to 1.5°C above preindustrial levels could limit the most dangerous and irreversible effects of climate change.
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

Do you know your life’s purpose?

– Do you know your life’s purpose? Knowing can help you navigate uncertainty, become more resilient, and even live a longer, more... fulfilled life. According to McKinsey research, life purpose can be mapped to a combination of nine universal values we all share. To find meaning in your life and work, start by identifying the unique set of values that motivate and inspire you to action.

NEW FROM THE MCKINSEY GLOBAL INSTITUTE

Interview - McKinsey Global Institute

James Manyika speaks with Richard Haass about businesses as ‘global entities’

– “We’ve got to expect that we’re going to be in a world of greater, not less, geopolitical turbulence,”... explains the author of The World: A Brief Introduction.
Article - McKinsey Global Institute

How prioritizing health is a prescription for US prosperity

– As the United States rebuilds its economy in the wake of the pandemic, investing in health can lead the way.
Survey - McKinsey Global Institute

What 800 executives envision for the postpandemic workforce

– Responses to a McKinsey global survey of 800 executives suggest a disruptive period of workplace changes lies ahead due to acceleration... of automation, digitization, and other trends.
Article - McKinsey Global Institute

Ten things to know about gender equality

– Since 2015, progress toward gender equality has been marginal, and now COVID-19 has hit women hard. We take stock.

McKinsey Podcasts & Videos

Featured insights

The McKinsey Podcast on Business & Management

Welcome to the McKinsey Podcast, a business and management podcast featuring conversations with leading experts. The series features... topics ranging from leadership and change management to digital, analytics and deep-dives into specific regions and industries.
Featured insights

McKinsey Video

Watch our collection of videos featuring perspectives from CEOs, leading industry experts, and authors.