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How prioritizing health could help rebuild economies

– The COVID-19 pandemic has given the world a once-in-a-generation opportunity to advance broad-based health and prosperity.
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Prioritizing health: A prescription for prosperity

– Could 65 be the new 55? Each year, poor health takes a heavy societal and economic toll. Improving the health of the world’s population would add 10 healthy years in midlife—and much more.
Article

US small-business recovery after the COVID-19 crisis

– Improving operations and adapting business models can help small businesses in many industries recover. Finding the cash to do... so may be a stretch.
Article

A dual cybersecurity mindset for the next normal

– As companies extend commitments to remote workforces, cybersecurity teams need to address new risks while helping create business... value in the next normal.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Reimagining the postpandemic workforce

– Pandemic-style working from home may not translate easily to a “next normal” mix of on-site and remote working.
Article

Reimagining infrastructure in the United States: How to build better

– Infrastructure agencies need to prepare for two very different scenarios—a sharp rise in funding or a precipitous drop.
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.
Article

Ready, set, go: Reinventing the organization for speed in the post-COVID-19 era

– The need for speed has never been greater. Here are nine ways companies can get faster.
Article

Innovation in a crisis: Why it is more critical than ever

– Prioritizing innovation today is the key to unlocking postcrisis growth.
Article

From thinking about the next normal to making it work: What to stop, start, and accelerate

– As businesses step into the post-coronavirus future, they need to find a balance between what worked before and what needs to... happen to succeed in the next normal.

Special Features

COVID-19: Visualizing the impact of an invisible threat

– Editors highlight images that brought life to articles on the coronavirus outbreak, just as the world was struggling to understand it and adjust to the next normal.

Navigating to the next normal: The first 100 insights

Our first 100 articles addressing the challenges of tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, presented in four thematic collections. Curated insights to help leaders in the public, private, and social sectors overcome the crisis—and remake the future.

Charting the path to the next normal

A daily chart that helps explain a changing world—during the pandemic and beyond.

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Consumer sentiment and behavior continue to reflect the uncertainty of the COVID-19 crisis

– Even in countries that have partially reopened, consumer optimism remains muted and spending intent is still below pre-crisis... levels.
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Pricing through the pandemic: Getting ready for recovery

– Building new pricing discipline, flexibility, and capabilities now can create long-term competitive advantages.
Article

Global freight flows after COVID-19: What’s next?

– COVID-19 will likely affect trade more profoundly than any other recent crisis. Leaders with a well-informed perspective on potential... trade scenarios can begin their recovery from a position of strength.
Survey

How consumers’ behavior in car buying and mobility is changing amid COVID-19

– A freeze in mobility was one of the most visible signs of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that economies are opening up again, how... are mobility behavior and car sales changing?
Article

US food supply chain: Disruptions and implications from COVID-19

– Changes in consumer behavior continue to ripple through the US food and agricultural supply chains. What should companies do... now?
Article

Emerging from the pandemic, Vietnam must position itself for recovery

– As it emerges from COVID-19, Vietnam’s domestic economy is set to return to growth, but not until the global economy bounces... back.
Article

Five actions to boost your sales organization’s resilience

– Efforts to squeeze out additional sales could be more profitably invested in the sales force. Here’s how to raise morale,... build capabilities, and position your team for recovery.
Survey

Survey: In the US, people say their use of masks may endure

– Americans are largely optimistic about COVID-19’s progression, according to a new survey, and their responses suggest that the... use of face masks will remain commonplace in the months ahead.
Article

The future of work in Japan: Accelerating automation after COVID-19

– Digitization has played a key role in reducing the spread of the virus and promoting a safe recovery. Now, it’s even more... critical to the country’s longer-term economic health.
Podcast

Choosing the right path to unlock the economy

– Uncertainty is keeping consumers from spending and businesses from investing. The road to recovery requires instilling confidence.
Survey

Economic Conditions Snapshot, June 2020: McKinsey Global Survey results

– A new survey confirms COVID-19’s historic effects on the economy and on businesses. While executives report new risks to growth,... their overall outlook for the future continues to improve.
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Survey collections

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An early view of post-COVID-19 discretionary spending in Asia

– A survey of consumers in China, India, and Indonesia shows how the COVID-19 outbreak has affected their plans for discretionary... spending—and which shifts could be part of the next normal.
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Financial decision-maker sentiment during the COVID-19 pandemic: A global perspective

– We are tracking financial decision-maker sentiment and behavior across multiple countries to provide facts and insights that will... help finance and business leaders navigate throughout the crisis.

How B2B decision makers are responding to the coronavirus crisis

– With governments and organizations still working to contain COVID-19 and stem the growing humanitarian toll it is exacting, the... effects on customer behaviors are beginning to ripple across the B2B landscape.

Reimagining food retail in Asia after the COVID-19 pandemic

– New survey results suggest where, and how, food retailers in Asia might rethink their businesses in the wake of COVID-19.

Global surveys of consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis

– Consumer optimism varies by country depending on what stage each country is in the coronavirus contagion cycle.

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