While their contributions might be overshadowed by those of upper management, middle managers can provide an immense amount of real value—but only if senior leaders provide the organizational context for their success.
During a special McKinsey Live, senior partners Daniel Pacthod and Kate Smaje answered audience questions about how leaders are navigating the toughest operating environment in recent memory—as well as what they’re looking forward to in the year ahead.
McKinsey’s chief marketing officer Tracy Francis and global Sustainability leader Daniel Pacthod explored five primary topics McKinsey partners will focus on during their time at Davos. Each topic poses challenges that will require global cooperation to address successfully.
Leaders can create conditions for economic growth that supports environmental resilience and advances living standards for more people. Meeting this extraordinary challenge is critical to achieve broad-based prosperity around the world.
Despite important gains, women are still underrepresented in corporate America and women of color continue to lose ground at every job level. By following top companies’ example, US companies can accelerate women’s progress, improve the workplace, and become more competitive.
By taking into account a multitude of factors and developing some critical skills, corporate-travel players can be prepared for what is likely to be an uneven and complicated comeback from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 vaccines have arrived but pressing questions remain on development, implications for the new strains, rollout challenges and the role companies can play in the worldwide vaccination effort.
Research shows that most transformations fail. And yet, as organizations adapt to the next normal, many CEOs will launch transformations in the coming months. Learn how some organizations have beaten the odds and achieved long-term transformational success.
Leaders can learn from the last global recession and plan for several economic outcomes, including, as McKinsey senior partners Cindy Levy and Bob Sternfels suggest, taking thoughtful actions to balance growth, margins, and optionality.
India is at a decisive point in its journey toward prosperity. Our experts explore how the country can raise incomes and productivity, while keeping India in the ranks of the world’s emerging economies.
Advanced analytics and AI are invaluable to organizations managing uncertainty in real time, but most predictive models rely on historical patterns. How can companies account for a crisis and get more from their analytics strategy?
This discussion of the sixth annual Women in the Workplace report covers the effects of COVID-19 on US working women and the need for both companies and individuals to help deter women from exiting the workforce.
Education leaders, teachers, and parents are faced with myriad decisions about students’ futures, and the stakes are high. Their choices must be informed by facts—reliable data and lessons learned from experience.
Many small businesses have closed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. In this McKinsey Live webinar, partner Deepa Mahajan discusses innovations and support mechanisms that could help keep more small companies in business.
As companies bring workers back to offices and plants, they can learn from organizations that have kept their facilities open during the COVID-19 crisis. This McKinsey Live webinar looks at the most important adjustments for safety in various work environments.
Black Americans face longstanding economic challenges. The COVID-19 crisis could make these challenges worse. McKinsey partner Jason Wright discusses ways to support the health and wealth of Black businesses and households.
Companies have mobilized to address the COVID-19 crisis through bold experiments and new ways of working. In this McKinsey webinar, Mary Meaney, global coleader of McKinsey’s Organization practice, discusses how leaders can not only make their companies faster but better for stakeholders.
Operations executives are seeking to take what they have learned during the COVID-19 crisis and achieve new levels of performance. This McKinsey Live webinar covers five focal themes for these efforts.
The muscles that companies can build to bring back revenues amid the COVID-19 crisis can also help accelerate growth. This McKinsey Live webinar covers the fundamentals of achieving new levels of speed and agility.
Managing and executing change is always challenging—even more so in the COVID-19 crisis. In this webinar, McKinsey experts discuss actions that leaders can take to best support and sustain change efforts.
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