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Below are selected external articles (mostly in Korean) about McKinsey and our work.

China pursuing change through industrial restructuring is not a threat but rather an opportunity for Korea”
Korea Economic Daily, August 3, 2016

McKinsey Chairman “Among Korean firms, Doosan and Amore Pacific underwent significant change”
Yonhap News, July 20, 2016

McKinsey Chairman Dominic Barton says “Korean companies must accelerate innovation to not fall behind"
Seoul Economic Daily, July 20, 2016

[Editorial] Time to break away from the unproductive ‘Overtime Republic’
Maeil Business Newspaper, March 17, 2016

Giving orders as I like, working late all the time…change is needed for companies to survive
Joongang Daily, March 16, 2016

Hierarchical organization · working late are undermining the health of Korean companies
Korea Economic Daily, March 16, 2016

Organizational health of Korean companies is ‘seriously ill’… executive offices are like funeral homes
Seoul Economic Daily, March 16, 2016

[Editorial] Red light for corporate culture, time to break way from conventional practices
Hankook Ilbo, March 15, 2016

Healthcare, agriculture, and education: Big business opportunities
Maeil Business Newspaper, January 20, 2016

"Danger Ahead, Slowing Down”.... Business Depends on Sensor & Command Software
JoongAng Ilbo, January 13, 2016

The Importance of Accurate Prediction for Demand in Robots and Factories: Long-term Investment Needed in Generic Technology
JoongAng Ilbo, January 11, 2016

China's economy expands at a faster rate, but Korea is still a frog in boiling waters
Chosun Ilbo, January 1, 2016

Risks are Inevitable...Only the Agile Survives... Cultivate Resilience
Chosun Ilbo, October 17, 2015

McKinsey's Solutions for the New Normal(3) Integrate Interior Big Data Before Coveting Exterior Big Data
Maeil Business Newspaper, October 2, 2015

McKinsey's Solutions for the New Normal(2) A Robust Organization, Not One Genius, Feeds a Thousand People
Maeil Business Newspaper, September 25, 2015

'Vicious Cycle' of Korean Startup Ecosystem: Difficulties in Securing Funds and Recruiting Talented Individuals
Maeil Business Newspaper, September 23, 2015

Success of China's BAT: Make Common Ideas Your Own
Maeil Business Newspaper, September 18, 2015

McKinsey's Solutions for the New Normal(1) To Turn Around from a Crisis, Start Again at 'Zero Base from Investors' Point of View
Maeil Business Newspaper, September 18, 2015

Fin-tech, O2O Services... China Opens the Age of Innovation through Competition
Korea Economic Daily, September 8, 2015

Korea's Sales-led Growth Doesn't Work Anymore
JoongAng Ilbo, September 8, 2015

Korean Economy on a 'Slow Bicycle'... Learn from China's 'BAT'
Seoul Economic Daily, September 8, 2015

Korean Firms on the Verge of 'Value Destruction'
Korea Economic Daily, September 8, 2015

Allow Small and Medium-sized IT Companies to Become the Korean BAT
JoongAng Ilbo, August 24, 2015

Overcome the Curse of M&A through Owner's Long-term Insight
DongA Ilbo, August 24, 2015

Like 'Vinci' of France, Don't Just Build—Acquire Lucrative Management Rights
DongA Ilbo, August 21, 2015

Purchase Innovation in Silicon Valley and China, the Capitals of IT
JoongAng Ilbo, August 20, 2015

Automobiles, Innovate Hand in Hand with Battery, Semiconductor, and Mobile
JoongAng Ilbo, Aug 19, 2015

China's Low-price Raid Threat... Widen Technology Gap through R&D
JoongAng Ilbo, August 18, 2015

Korea, the Best Market for Self-driving Cars to Succeed
Korea Economic Daily, August 17, 2015

[MBA in practice]: Distribution All About Detail... Treat Online Grocery Stores like Offline Stores
Chosun Biz, August 13, 2015

Post-crisis M&A 1st Generation, Followed by Specializing 2nd Generation on the Strength of PEF
DongA Business Review, August edition, 2015

Owners Should Make Programmatic Deals Independently, While Looking Ahead Without Expecting Much Synergy Effect
DongA Business Review, August edition, 2015

'German Kitchen Utensils,' Like the 'Swiss Watch'...Branding with Nationality
Chosun Biz, June 27, 2015

McKinsey Delivers '7 Lessons from Saudi MERS Ourbreak' to Minister Hyeong-pyo Moon
Chosun Biz, June 27, 2015

Conglomerates should not underpay business ventures in M&A
Maeil Business Newspaper, June 3, 2015

Wide entry and narrow exit - The dilemma for young entrepreneurs in business ventures
Maeil Business Newspaper, May 28, 2015

More 'exit winners' are needed like the 'valley of death' survivor Kimgisa
Maeil Business Newspaper, May 28, 2015

In Israel, 60% of government-supported business ventures exit… In the US, people with exit experiences serve as mentors
Maeil Business Newspaper, May 28, 2015

Is baby's cry the solution for low economic growth? Promoting women's economic activity is the key to productivity improvement
JoongAng Ilbo, May 15, 2015

The power of pocket pricing: How to be the real winner in price wars
DongA Business Review, April edition, 2015

Medical Industry of Korea Needs to Focus on Stem Cells and ICT
ChosunBiz, April 10, 2015

South Korean consumers: Won over - Locals, fed up of paying over the odds, are shopping abroad
The Economist, January 17, 2015

Mobile shopping needs an 'omni-channel' to capture the thumb generation
ShindongA, June edition, 2014

Closed Korean finance...look to overseas
DongA Ilbo, May 29, 2014

McKinsey says Korea ranks 20th in economic globalization
Yonhap News Agency, May 7, 2014

Korea's ranks 20th in international trade globalization - even below Malaysia and Poland
Korea Economic Daily, May 7, 2014

Mobile shopping, a hand-sized department store for mothers
JoongAng, April 18, 2014

Mothers in 30's comprise 32% of mobile shoppers
Maeil Economic Daily, April 17, 2014

[MBA in practice] Korea's poorly performing financial corporations must resort to going mobile
ChosunBiz, April 17, 2014

[Seoul Economic Daily Financial Strategy Forum] Big data to create 20 trillion dollars within 5 years; necessity of regular "War Games" in finance industry
Seoul Economic Daily, April 17, 2014

[MBA in practice]: Keys to successful premium brand products
ChosunBiz, March 10, 2014

[MBA in practice]: For B2B companies, staff members are the brand
ChosunBiz, February 10, 2014

[MBA in practice]: To penetrate emerging markets, highlight key functions and reduce prices
ChosunBiz, January 13, 2014

[MBA in practice]: Why all the negative comments despite such high ad spending.. Social media marketing a loose canon..
ChosunBiz, December 2, 2013

Korea still unaware of the water warming up in the pot
ChosunBiz, November 22, 2013

Riding the huge waves of today’s five megatrends
DongA Business Review, October edition, 2013

Companies need to set up CDO position, says Dominic Barton, Chairman of McKinsey & Company
The Electronic Times, September 12, 2013

Barton, Global chairman of McKinsey, says, “We should proactively respond to the digital environment by creating CDO position
Korea Economic Daily, September 12, 2013

2020 McKinsey Automotive Industry report says, “Google, Apple and MS are the next competitors in the automotive industry”
Maeil Business Newspaper, September 10, 2013

McKinsey's selection of top 5 new growth engines, necessary for U.S. economy to make another leap forward
Maeil Economic Daily, August 7, 2013

[Job roadmap] To insert 'KRW 16 trillion +α' for job creation
Yonhap News Agency, June 4, 2013

Growth rates to drop to 2.7% in the 2020s and 1.9% in the 2030s
Chosun Ilbo, May 30, 2013

Warning signal to the Korean economy... to be overcome by a young Economic Advisory Council with expertise
JoongAng, May 30, 2013

[Park Administration's first National Economic Advisory Council] Selects experts in their 40s and 50s...resembling the special advisory committee of Park Chung-hee 43 years ago
DongA Ilbo, May 30, 2013

Limitations of the 'conglomerate drive,' save the 'poor middle-class'
ShindongA, May edition, 2013

Korean economy, growth potential to slow down
Hankyoreh, May 30, 2013

Half of Korean middle class is in danger of dropping to poverty
Chosun Ilbo, April 16, 2013

To avoid becoming a frog in boiling waters
JoongAng, April 16, 2013

Reduce the percentage of people proceeding to university rather than clinging to 'half-price' admission fees
DongA Ilbo, April 16, 2013

McKinsey criticizes the Korean economy after 15 years, calling for a new growth plan
Chosun Ilbo, April 15, 2013

Growing poverty in Korean middle class; a frog in boiling waters
JoongAng Ilbo, April 15, 2013

Export-inclined growth hits limit; turn focus to medical, finance, tourism, and service industries
JoongAng, April 15, 2013

Housing, education costs exact toll on economy
JoongAng Ilbo, April 15, 2013

McKinsey's new growth plan for Korea: Samsung and LG high schools
DongA Ilbo, April 15, 2013

Solutions proposed by McKinsey
Maeil Business, April 15, 2013

McKinsey warns against dwindling South Korean economy
Maeil Business, April 15, 2013

Fatigue syndrome in various areas of Korean economy; new growth plan needed
Maeil Business, April 15, 2013

S. Korean economy loses growth formula: McKinsey
Maeil Business News, April 15, 2013

McKinsey criticizes Korean economy in 15 years; 55% of Korean middle class in debt
Korea Economic Daily, April 15, 2013

Watch news - Half of Korean middle class in debt due to housing and education costs
MBC, April 14, 2013

Dominic Barton, CEO of top global consulting firm McKinsey
Chosun Ilbo, March 30, 2013

SMG (Seoul Metropolitan Government) SH Corporation to receive consulting from McKinsey for debt reduction
Herald Economic Daily, March 5, 2013

Lowering private education costs by stimulating vocational schools
JoongAng, March 5, 2013

Relieving pressures of household debt in Korea by easing the loan-to-value ratio
Chosun Ilbo, March 2, 2013

Reading into clients' emotions can hit the jackpot
JoongAng Sunday, December 30, 2012

Green growth is the only simultaneous solution for both climate and energy issues
Hwan Kyung Ilbo, November 24, 2012

To watch: "Self-innovating clients"
JoongAng Sunday, November 18, 2012

Marketing may be futile—Be sure to quantify the effects
JoongAng Sunday, November 4, 2012

Seoul Mayor Park Won Soon meets Global Managing Director Dominic Barton
Hankook Ilbo, October 26, 2012

Big Data needs to start small
JoongAng Sunday, October 7, 2012

“'What to do with all this data?' Painful memories of the past CRM boom
JoongAng Ilbo, September 23, 2012

Is the domestic banking industry a utility industry?
JoongAng Ilbo, September 2, 2012

Categorize and explore the global market on a granular level
ShindongA, September edition, 2012

 “Woman power—An illusion?
JoongAng Sunday, July 22, 2012

Sports marketing is for men? Mothers make the stars
JoongAng Sunday, July 22, 2012

Growth opportunities exist despite a long downturn” 
Chosun Ilbo, July 21, 2012

Group talent into three groups during M&A and make sure to retain 'keepers’
JoongAng Sunday, July 15, 2012

Knowhow of Korean businesses sets the bridge for overseas exports
Dong-A Ilbo, July 13, 2012

The economic crisis is a long-term fight…find the light at the end of the tunnel
Hankyung Business, July 12, 2012

Cascading  Korea's success to the world
Maeil Business, July 12, 2012

Corporate HR practices should change with the growth of women
Dong-A Ilbo, July 3, 2012

Increase the number of female corporate executives, even if it may seem too much
Chosun Ilbo, July 3, 2012

McKinsey names first Korean as Seoul office manager
Yonhap News Agency, July 2, 2012

Women in Asia face barriers to top jobs
Wall Street Journal, July 1, 2012

Korean female executives, make up only 1 percent of boardroom seats
Yonhap News Agency, July 1, 2012

Kim Yongah, ‘women should break the glass ceiling’
Dong-A Ilbo , June 21, 2012

Korean woman in her 30s’ changes the promotion history of McKinsey
Hankyung Business, June 21, 2012

Asian companies! Diversify your business
ShindongA, June edition, 2012

Step-out strategy effective for entering new businesses
Chosun Ilbo, May 5, 2012

McKinsey valuation experts: ‘Korea, be bold in M&A efforts’
Shindonga, March 1, 2012

McKinsey ‘the current global economic crisis will prolong’
Yonhap News Agency, February 5, 2012

McKinsey's corporate value management
Maeil Business, February 4, 2012

Companies must focus to reap ‘valuation’ fruit
Chosun Ilbo, January 28, 2012

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