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Five COVID-19 aftershocks reshaping mobility’s future

– The pandemic will change the face of mobility, both now and when the crisis ends.
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Your organization is grieving—here’s how you can help

– Responsive leaders need to bring the mourning process forward in their organizational culture—and in their own leadership approach.
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Electric mobility after the crisis: Why an auto slowdown won’t hurt EV demand

– Global auto sales plunged during the COVID-19 crisis, but electric mobility has remained remarkably resilient in some countries.... Here’s what’s ahead for the electric-vehicle market.
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A rolling disruption: COVID-19’s implications for private equity and portfolio companies

– The pandemic has triggered seismic economic and societal changes. New research can help sponsors assess the strength and direction... of these tremors.
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Improving the fragile US supply of blood

– For a system that relies on the altruism of contributors, an aging class of donors and changing attitudes put the nation’s... blood supply at risk.
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What now? Decisive actions to emerge stronger in the next normal

– Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, it is time for companies to act, not react.
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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.
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COVID-19: Saving thousands of lives and trillions in livelihoods

– Ending lockdowns alone won’t restore confidence or growth. Only when the novel coronavirus is under control will economic... growth resume.
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Meet the next-normal consumer

– Consumer behavior has changed radically in response to the COVID-19 lockdown. Understanding which changes are likely to stick... will help companies plan for the recovery.
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How six companies are using technology and data to transform themselves

– In the first of a five-part multimedia series airing on CNBC, we look at how the acceleration of digital during the COVID-19 pandemic... is shaping the next normal.

The Next Normal

A multimedia deep-dive series where McKinsey and other experts will envision the post-pandemic reset, one industry at a time.

The future of the high-rise: Creating people-centric spaces

– As the world becomes more urban, more people will live and work in high-rises. What will that mean for builders, real-estate companies, and tenants? In this edition, The Next Normal explores the high-rise of 2030.

The future of business: Reimagining 2020 and beyond

– In this special edition of The Next Normal, McKinsey senior partners envision how the COVID-19 crisis will transform entire industries in the coming 12 to 18 months.

The future of hospital care: A better patient experience

– In this edition, we explore how hospitals will innovate in the coming decade—and what it will mean for both patients and healthcare professionals. (From our archives)

Special Features

The recovery will be digital

Download a collection of our best insights on the vital role of digital in today’s businesses—produced to accompany “Our New Future,” a multimedia series we created with CNBC.

We know what you’re reading this summer

McKinsey’s annual reading list is back—reimagined for this pandemic year.

From there to here: 50 years of thinking on the social responsibility of business

– Milton Friedman’s pathbreaking essay on corporate purpose was published on September 13, 1970. How much has management thinking evolved?

CEO Moment from McKinsey Quarterly

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The CEO moment: Leadership for a new era

– Challenged by the global pandemic, CEOs have made four shifts in the way they lead that hold great promise for both companies and society. Will they build on this unique moment, or return to the ways of the past?
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Stay visible—but don’t be needed: How Alain Bejjani is leading through the unexpected

– A five-year, purpose-driven digital transformation has helped the CEO of Majid Al Futtaim, and his organization, to cope with the coronavirus pandemic.
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Rewriting the playbook: How Union Pacific is conducting business during the pandemic

– The chairman and CEO of a railroad heavyweight reflects on what keeps him going, how past challenges have prepared him for today’s, and how his leadership approach has changed during the pandemic.
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How the State Bank of India is learning from crisis

– Rajnish Kumar, chairman of India’s largest bank, discusses COVID-19, digital transformation, and the future of work in financial services.
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Adapting healthcare to COVID-19: An interview with the CEO of Boston Medical Center

– Kate Walsh shares how Boston Medical Center, New England’s largest safety-net hospital, has had to adapt to the pandemic—and why there’s no going back.

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McKinsey on Risk: Special issue on the COVID-19 crisis

– A special issue of McKinsey on Risk offering our global perspective on the COVID-19 crisis, including understanding the... crisis, resiliency through crisis, industry perspectives and social and environmental leadership in the next normal.
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A new prescription for M&A in pharma

– Adopting a through-cycle approach to deal making in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic can position pharmaceutical companies for... greater success in the next normal.
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The hidden perils of unresolved grief

– The pandemic is fueling a wave of grief and loss that threatens to derail leaders and hurt organizations. Yet when addressed,... grief can be a creative force that turns loss into inspiration.
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Detour: An altered path to profit for European fintechs

– To navigate the economic fall-out from COVID-19, Europe’s fintechs will need to adjust their playbook.
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The great acceleration in healthcare: Six trends to heed

– Next generation care management, health for all, consolidated care delivery, and reform efforts are among the trends that may... shape healthcare in the years ahead.
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The need for speed in the post-COVID-19 era—and how to achieve it

– Survey findings confirm that organizational speed is an essential ingredient for outperformance in times of unprecedented change,... and point to three ways companies can gain speed for the longer term.
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What will it take to achieve Vietnam’s long-term growth aspirations?

– COVID-19 has interrupted the country’s journey to become a high-performing economy, but the right structural adjustments... could help get it back on track.
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Rallying around purpose: An interview with the managing director and CEO of Insurance Australia Group

– Digital technologies are important, but “good, old-fashioned trust” is indispensable, says Peter Harmer.
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Reimagining a more equitable and resilient K–12 education system

– Responding to the changes that the COVID-19 crisis has wrought on education systems around the world requires building on what... we know works, as well as looking ahead to what we know students will need.
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With effort, Indonesia can emerge from the COVID-19 crisis stronger

– Despite the social and economic uncertainty and hardship created by the COVID-19 crisis, Indonesia’s leaders can create strategies... to advance its economy and prepare for a strong postcrisis emergence.
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Downstream oil and gas amid COVID-19: Succeeding in a changed market

– North American industry shapers will quickly develop strong market perspectives, adopt flexible staffing models, and deploy streamlined... labor pools aligned with decisive strategic and operational choices.
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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 that it is exacting,... the effects on customer behaviors are rippling 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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