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A new look at the declining labor share of income in the United States

– Globalization, technology, and other often-cited factors may not be the main causes.
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Automation in retail: An executive overview for getting ready

– Automation will reshape retail business models and the broader value chain, creating organizations with fewer layers and a better... trained and trusted workforce empowered by real-time data and analytics. The winners in the sector will be those who understand these implications and act quickly to address them.
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Bubbles pop, downturns stop

– Economic downturns are impossible to predict and sure as sunrise. Build resilience now, because when the sun comes up, you’d better... be moving.
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A new look at autonomous-vehicle infrastructure

– What infrastructure improvements will promote the growth of autonomous vehicles while simultaneously encouraging shared ridership?

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Getting beyond gridlock in cities

– With more than half the world’s population living in cities, congestion and pollution are worsening. Technology may hold... the solution—but only if city governments and companies collaborate.
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Want a better decision? Plan a better meeting

– Effective meetings produce better business decisions. Yet too many decision meetings are doomed from the get-go. You can do better.
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Five Fifty: The need for speed

– Changes in what people want, and where they want it, means companies must move fast—without breaking things.
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Three keys to faster, better decisions

– Decision makers fed up with slow or subpar results take heart. Three practices can help improve decision making and convince ... skeptical business leaders that there is life after death by committee.

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Latin America’s missing middle of midsize firms and middle-class spending power

– Digital could help the region reboot inclusive growth and regain lost ground.
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Twenty-five years of digitization: Ten insights into how to play it right

– The world that has been radically transformed since the commercial internet emerged a quarter century ago. Ten insights help frame... the digital journey.
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‘Tech for Good’: Using technology to smooth disruption and improve well-being

– Focusing on innovation, skills, and labor fluidity will be keys to good social outcomes of technology adoption.
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Digital identification: A key to inclusive growth

– New research by the McKinsey Global Institute shows how good digital ID is a new frontier in value creation for individuals and... institutions around the world.

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