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Building resilience in a time of economic and political turbulence

The world continues to adapt to a post-pandemic reality strained by inflationary shocks, energy scarcity, and geopolitical tensions. Making resilience a strategic priority could enable leaders to weather the influx of external shocks, or “earthquakes,” while preparing for and shaping what could be a new era, write senior partners Chris Bradley, Sven Smit, Jonathan Woetzel, and partner Jeongmin Seong in a McKinsey Global Institute discussion paper. Explore these insights to dive into a framework to imagine the new era, understand the six key dimensions of resilience, and more.

On the cusp of a new era?

How to build geopolitical resilience amid a fragmenting global order

Something’s coming: How US companies can build resilience, survive a downturn, and thrive in the next cycle

A defining moment: How Europe’s CEOs can build resilience to grow in today’s economic maelstrom

Building resilience in the face of rising inflation

Resilience for sustainable, inclusive growth

Navigating inflation: A new playbook for CEOS

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