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Shaping the future of work in Europe’s 9 digital front-runner countries

– Our research shows significant value in embracing AI and automation for the Northern European countries, but sees a requirement for new skill sets among employees and a policy response around education, training, and the social contract.
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Energy transition: Mission (im)possible for industry?

– Dutch industrial companies have a key role to play in repositioning the Netherlands to thrive in a low-carbon future. Despite... technological challenges and the pressure of global competition, it is possible for them to lower their greenhouse-gas emissions in line with European goals.
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Scaling the impact of the social enterprise sector

– The number of social enterprises in The Netherlands has grown by more than 2,000 in the past five years. But very few aim for... the type of scale that would actually solve the societal issue they address. What is holding them back?
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Accelerating the energy transition: cost or opportunity?

– Transforming the Netherlands' energy system could provide a boost to the economy while lowering greenhouse-gas emissions in line... with European goals.
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Electric vehicles in Europe: Gearing up for a new phase?

– In the past few years, Europe has gone through the initial adoption phase of electric mobility. After a “turbulent”... period of excitement and promise as well as disappointment, it is now possible to formulate a clearer view on the development of electric mobility to date and its drivers going forward.

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Focusing your M&A team on revenue growth

– Revenue synergies can make a good deal even better.
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Making M&A deal synergies count

– When investors understand where deal value comes from, they tend to reward companies up front.
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Democratizing diversity

– The general manager of people and culture at Australia’s Origin Energy explains why it’s important to go beyond top-down objectives... and targets.
Executive Briefing - McKinsey Global Institute

Bridging infrastructure gaps: Has the world made progress?

– Despite increased spending and pockets of progress, infrastructure investment gaps remain.
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Global payments 2017: Amid rapid change, an upward trajectory

– The global payments industry continues to deliver healthy growth, with underlying fundamentals such as transaction volumes and... account balances demonstrating even greater strength. This rosy scenario also lays the groundwork for significant disruption likely to alter the dynamics between financial institutions and fintechs.
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How to make sure your next product or service launch drives growth

– Fifty percent of launches don’t hit their targets. Launch champions follow these four rules.
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A better fit: Tailoring the deployment model to suit the organization

– The right way to deploy a transformation depends on the nature of its goals, and on the structure, resources, and capabilities... of the organization.
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Creating meaningful work and driving business success amid technological disruption

– What sort of workplace should we expect in future? And how can we shape it to produce more satisfying jobs and more healthy and... successful companies?
Executive Briefing - McKinsey Global Institute

Housing affordability: A supply-side tool kit for cities

– Global housing stock has not expanded quickly enough to keep up with a surge in demand, but cities can focus on three supply-side... solutions to make progress.
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The future of risk management in the digital era

– We, in collaboration with the Institute of International Finance (IIF), worked with more than 50 institutions around the world,... including banks, regulators, and fintechs, to explore critical questions on the future of risk management. This report aims to answer these questions and shares insights to help organizations navigate a digital transformation of the risk function—now and in the long term.
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Deployment models: How mature are your operational practices?

– Before setting out toward operational excellence, companies must see where they stand. A good maturity assessment provides more... than a set of coordinates: it also maps out the first steps.

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