Business Resilience

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Report

Building a resilient tomorrow: Concrete actions for global leaders

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Institutional Resilience

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Article
Resilience during uncertainty: What industrial leaders must know
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Interview
An interview on building organizational resilience: A board-level priority in today’s challenging times
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Article
Resilient portfolio growth for energy companies in volatile times
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Podcast
Geopolitical risk: Navigating a world in flux
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Interview
How three global companies navigate geopolitical risk to build resilience
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Article
Black swans, gray rhinos, and silver linings: Anticipating geopolitical risks (and openings)
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Article - MGI Research
The complication of concentration in global trade
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Article
Risk and resilience priorities, as told by chief risk officers
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Podcast
The board’s role in building resilience
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Interactive
What matters most? Six priorities for CEOs in turbulent times
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Discussion Paper - MGI Research
Global flows: The ties that bind in an interconnected world
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Article - McKinsey Quarterly
A defining moment: How Europe’s CEOs can build resilience to grow in today’s economic maelstrom
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Article
Something’s coming: How US companies can build resilience, survive a downturn, and thrive in the next cycle
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Article
How to build geopolitical resilience amid a fragmenting global order
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Article
War in Ukraine: Twelve disruptions changing the world
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Interview
How Volkswagen board member Hiltrud Werner finds resilience
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Article
From risk management to strategic resilience
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Interview
What resilience means to Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar
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Alain Bejjani
Interview
How CEO Alain Bejjani, an emerging-markets leader, models resilience
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Three tundra swans in flight
Article
Three keys to a resilient postpandemic recovery
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The postpandemic board agenda: Redefining corporate resilience
Article
The postpandemic board agenda: Redefining corporate resilience
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The role of boards in fostering resilience
Podcast
The role of boards in fostering resilience
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Next-generation nowcasting to improve decision making in a crisis
Article
Next-generation nowcasting to improve decision making in a crisis
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The resilience imperative: Succeeding in uncertain times
Article
The resilience imperative: Succeeding in uncertain times
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How boards have risen to the COVID-19 challenge, and what’s next
Survey
How boards have risen to the COVID-19 challenge, and what’s next
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Reimagining resilience for the next normal: Ten tasks for governments
Article
Rethinking resilience: Ten priorities for governments
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Meeting the future: Dynamic risk management for uncertain times
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Meeting the future: Dynamic risk management for uncertain times
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Financial Resilience

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Article
Moving from crisis to reform: Examining the state of counterparty credit risk
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Article
2023, a testing year: Will the macro-scenario range widen or narrow?
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Article
Financing the net-zero transition: From planning to practice
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Article
Managing financial crime risk in digital payments
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Interview
NatWest Chairman Sir Howard Davies on operational resilience in banking
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Mangrove forest
Article
Financial institutions and nonfinancial risk: How corporates build resilience
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Holistic customer assistance through digital-first collections
Article
Holistic customer assistance through digital-first collections
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Operational Resilience

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Article
Response and resilience in operational-risk events
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Article - McKinsey Quarterly
A devilish duality: How CEOs can square resilience with net-zero promises
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Discussion Paper - MGI Research
On the cusp of a new era?
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Different light bulbs
Article
Using analytics to address inflation risks and strengthen competitive positioning
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Speed and resilience: Five priorities for the next five months
Article
Speed and resilience: Five priorities for the next five months
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Four ways pharma companies can make their supply chains more resilient
Article
Four ways pharma companies can make their supply chains more resilient
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Building the internal-audit function of the future
Article
Building the internal-audit function of the future
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The need for resiliency
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The need for resiliency
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The resilience imperative for medtech supply chains
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The resilience imperative for medtech supply chains
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Risk, resilience, and rebalancing in global value chains
Report - MGI Research
Risk, resilience, and rebalancing in global value chains
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COVID-19 and climate change expose dangers of unstable supply chains
Article - MGI Research
COVID-19 and climate change expose dangers of unstable supply chains
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Technological Resilience

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Article
As gen AI advances, regulators—and risk functions—rush to keep pace
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Article
A technology survival guide for resilience
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Blog Post
Bringing digital to risk management: An interview with Mark Cooke
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Interview
Managing a cyber risk event: ‘Be a student of a crisis’
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Survey
Why digital trust truly matters
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Article
Securing your organization by recruiting, hiring, and retaining cybersecurity talent to reduce cyberrisk
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Article
Model risk management 2.0 evolves to address continued uncertainty of risk-related events
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Interactive
The data-driven enterprise of 2025
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Cyber resilience: Protecting America’s digital infrastructure
Podcast
Cyber resilience: Protecting America’s digital infrastructure
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Fast forward: How cloud computing could transform risk management
Article
Fast forward: How cloud computing could transform risk management
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Building cyber resilience in national critical infrastructure
Article
Building cyber resilience in national critical infrastructure
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IT resilience for the digital age
Blog Post
IT resilience for the digital age
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Organizational Resilience

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Article - MGI Research
Addressing the revolving door in risk
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Three springs
Article
Raising the resilience of your organization
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Interview
Aon CEO Greg Case: Resilience protects, but it also promotes growth
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Article - McKinsey Quarterly
‘Great Attrition’ or ‘Great Attraction’? The choice is yours
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Culture in the hybrid workplace
Podcast
Culture in the hybrid workplace
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Speed and resilience: Five priorities for the next five months
Article
Speed and resilience: Five priorities for the next five months
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Driving for resilience: An interview with the CEO of India’s Tata Motors
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly
Driving for resilience: An interview with the CEO of India’s Tata Motors
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Resilience in a crisis: An interview with Professor Edward I. Altman
Interview
Resilience in a crisis: An interview with Professor Edward I. Altman
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When nothing is normal: Managing in extreme uncertainty
Article
When nothing is normal: Managing in extreme uncertainty
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Doing vs being: Practical lessons on building an agile culture
Article
Doing vs being: Practical lessons on building an agile culture
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Reputational Resilience

Strengthening institutional risk and integrity culture
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Strengthening institutional risk and integrity culture
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One move companies can take to improve diversity
Article - McKinsey Quarterly
One move companies can take to improve diversity
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Business Model

Finding Tomorrow's Resilients
Webinar
Finding tomorrow’s ‘resilients’: Propelling companies into the next wave of growth
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Four regions, four stories of recovery and resilience
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Four regions, four stories of recovery and resilience
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Strategic resilience during the COVID-19 crisis
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Strategic resilience during the COVID-19 crisis
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The emerging resilients: Achieving 'escape velocity'
Article
The emerging resilients: Achieving ‘escape velocity’
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Related Collections

McKinsey on Risk Number 14
McKinsey on Risk & Resilience, Number 14, May 2023
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Emerging stronger from the coronavirus pandemic
The Next Normal: Emerging stronger from the coronavirus pandemic

Industry perspectives

How retailers can ring the register in a recession
Article
How retailers can build resilience ahead of a recession
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Resilience in transport and logistics
Article
Resilience in transport and logistics
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Down but not out: How automakers can create value in an uncertain future
Article
Down but not out: How automakers can create value in an uncertain future
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Beating the cycle: Building resilience in chemicals
Interactive
Beating the cycle: Building resilience in chemicals
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Resilience in TMT: Winning in downturns
Article
Resilience in TMT: Winning in downturns
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Preparing healthcare leaders for the next economic downturn
Article
Recession and resilience: Preparing healthcare leaders for the next economic downturn
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