How to navigate geopolitical risk amid a fragmenting global order

Multiple disruptions triggered by the war in Ukraine have pushed geopolitical risk to the top of the CEO agenda. At the same time, strenuous relationships among countries, internet restrictions, competing interests in Europe, and disinformation are making it tougher for organizations to navigate risk successfully. As global order remains under strain and new geopolitical ruptures emerge, how can business leaders manage acute challenges and develop geopolitical resilience? “It’s a new world, and you will have to exercise new muscles,” says senior partner Andrew Grant in a recent episode of The McKinsey Podcast. “This will require real leadership attention and nurturing, and resource allocation decisions that are often quite brave.” Check out these insights to learn how leaders can address the geopolitical risks of the present and build resilience for an uncertain future.

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