The CEO’s guide to navigating turbulence

As we approach the end of the year, we reflect on the confluence of crises and disruptions that have tested leaders like never before: surging inflation, war in Europe, energy insecurity, and a potential global recession. Organizations have defaulted to defensive agendas, fighting fire after fire without time for recovery. Which priorities should appear on the agendas of CEOs as they look to shore up defenses and gain ground on rivals? Start with resilience, write McKinsey global leaders Homayoun Hatami and Liz Hilton Segal, a vital “muscle” for companies operating in a world of endless volatility and disruption. Read ahead for more insights on the topics that matter most to CEOs today—and those that will continue to be top of mind as we head into 2023.

What matters most? Six priorities for CEOs in turbulent times

A devilish duality: How CEOs can square resilience with net-zero promises

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

Navigating inflation: A new playbook for CEOs

Playing offense to create value in the net-zero transition

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Starting strong: Making your CEO transition a catalyst for renewals

Scaling up: How founder CEOs and teams can go beyond aspiration to ascent

Five big technology transformation ideas for oil and gas CEOs

In the boardroom with Alison Watkins: CEOs, boards, and leading through crisis

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