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Building a world-class Dutch start-up ecosystem

– A strategy to both increase the number of start-ups and facilitate their ability to scale can elevate the Netherlands to a global leader in the world of entrepreneurship ecosystems.

The green IT revolution: A blueprint for CIOs to combat climate change

– Research shows that the most impact on IT-generated emissions can be found in unexpected places.

Why digital trust truly matters

– Consumer faith in cybersecurity, data privacy, and responsible AI hinges on what companies do today—and establishing this... digital trust just might lead to business growth.

Reducing food loss: What grocery retailers and manufacturers can do

– An estimated $600 billion worth of food is lost during or just after harvest. Can manufacturers and grocers do anything about... it? Definitely—and it will be good for business, people, and the planet.
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Overcoming the fear factor in hiring tech talent

– Providing the kind of experience and skill building that augments human capital can open up a much broader pool of candidates.

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ESG momentum: Seven reported traits that set organizations apart

– Survey respondents reporting increased ESG impact say their organizations focus on both protecting and creating value.
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Staying ahead: How the best CEOs continually improve performance

– After the heady first years in the job, CEOs must sustain momentum and high performance. Here are four ways to avoid complacency... and create even more value.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

The future of wealth and growth hangs in the balance

– The past two decades have generated $160 trillion in paper wealth but sluggish growth and rising inequality. What comes next?
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

How to revive US productivity

– Boosting US productivity represents a $10 trillion opportunity. Here are strategies CEOs can implement now to lead the US to more... prosperity.

Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, April 2023

– Inflation remains high while trending down; the International Monetary Fund lowered global growth projections to 2.8% for 2023;... US banking sector challenges persist; output indicators in services stay strong.

Deciphering the economy’s mixed signals

– As volatility persists, companies need to be ready for a range of macroeconomic scenarios.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Capturing the value of ‘one firm’

– Our proprietary research across 2,000 companies shows that it pays to operate as “one firm.” Here’s how top-performing... organizations make it work.

The times for multiples: Five situations when multiples need more than a second look

– Multiples can be a useful tool for valuation. But in some situations, they can wind up missing or even distorting the real picture.

The Committed Innovator: The core attributes of the innovative mindset

– How listening, critical thinking, tech savvy, and diverse teams help pioneers build innovation engines and ecosystems.

Survey results: Expectations for company performance, by industry

– Respondents’ enthusiasm for their companies’ prospects rose, and then came back to earth, in our latest surveys.
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