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The power of parity: Advancing gender equality in the Dutch labor market

– Bridging the gender gap in the Dutch labor market brings significant opportunities both for individuals and the wider economy.
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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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China Brief: The state of the economy

– Welcome to the first edition of China Brief. In this series, linked to our monthly podcast, McKinsey on China,... our China-based partners share the latest insights from this dynamic market.
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Improving the management of complex business partnerships

– Adhering to four key principles can help companies increase the odds that their collaborations will create more value over their... life cycles.
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The future of manufacturing

– In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, Simon London speaks with McKinsey... senior partner Katy George and partner Enno de Boer about the future of manufacturing—think digital and advanced analytics, not robots.
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The hidden benefits of value-added services in commercial lines insurance

– Value-added services can help insurers improve profitability, own the customer interface, and reinvent their product offerings.... To capture these benefits, companies must understand the changing needs of customers and brokers and expand new services beyond a core offering.
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Advanced analytics in asset management: Beyond the buzz

– Leading firms are applying advanced analytics across the full asset-management value chain—with real-world results.
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China’s chemical industry: New strategies for a new era

– China looks set to remain the fastest-growing major chemical market, but important changes are under way. To succeed in this next... stage of development, players will need to embrace a new set of strategies.
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How residential energy storage could help support the power grid

– Household batteries could contribute to making the grid more cost effective, reliable, resilient, and safe—if retail battery... providers, utilities, and regulators can resolve delicate commercial, operational, and policy issues.
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The tougher competitors in emerging markets

– Companies in developing economies are becoming battle hardened as they vie for growth and plug into advanced technologies. Wealth... is piling up in areas of economic vitality.
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How to resist the allure of ‘glamour’ projects

– Shiny new initiatives can distract you from paying attention to other valuable but mundane projects and investments.
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Reducing lapses in healthcare coverage in the Individual and Medicaid markets

– Patterns in how consumers move in and out of Medicaid and Individual market coverage have important implications for both private-... and public-sector stakeholders.
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Technology + operations: A flywheel for performance improvement

– New automation techniques can provide the first step toward continuous, tech-enabled redesign of critical operations—forming... an intuitive ops-to-tech cycle in which tech improves ops, and vice versa.
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