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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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Fine-tuning the growth engine: M&A in engineering and construction

– The engineering-and-construction sector is seeing a merger wave. To avoid a wipeout, focus on culture, capabilities, and value... capture.
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How will changes in the automotive-component market affect semiconductor companies?

– The rise of domain control units (DCUs) will open new opportunities for semiconductor companies.
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Tackling the IoT opportunity for commercial lines insurance

– The Internet of Things connects the world in truly exciting ways. Insurance carriers that capture the opportunities of IoT stand... to boost revenues and reduce claims expenses.
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The global economy's next winners

– Even as critics of free trade gain the upper hand, globalization, wholly of its own accord, is transforming in rich countries’... favor, write Susan Lund, James Manyika, and Michael Spence in Foreign Affairs.
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Education reform in Norway: Looking beyond politics to bring sustained change

– Education policy in Norway has been shaped by data more than by doctrine. As a result, education reforms in the country have been... supported by various governments across a broad political spectrum for more than a decade.
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The commercial response to cost volatility: How to protect margins against inflation and tariffs

– For companies that respond strategically, input-cost increases can be an opportunity to restructure pricing, upgrade sales skills,... and improve account management.
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Building an offshore wind industry along the US East Coast: The role of state collaboration

– Collaboration among state governments across several tasks will contribute to the timely and cost-effective scaling of the emerging... offshore wind industry along the US East Coast.
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Confronting overconfidence in talent strategy, management, and development

– Best practices are well understood. But are companies following them as closely as their leaders claim?
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Marketing’s moment is now: The C-suite partnership to deliver on growth

– Is your marketing executive a Unifier, Loner, or Friend? The CMO’s rapport with the C-suite is crucial in establishing marketing’s... role as a growth driver.
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Modernizing the US nuclear deterrent: An interview with Elizabeth Durham-Ruiz

– The director of US Strategic Command’s Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications Enterprise Center describes recent efforts... to engage the private sector in modernizing the US nuclear deterrent.
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Promoting an overdue digital transformation in healthcare

– Research from over 30 countries offers insight into providing digital healthcare, including practical steps for key stakeholders.
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