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COVID-19: Implications for business

– The coronavirus outbreak is first and foremost a human tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. It is also having a growing impact on the global economy. This article is intended to provide business leaders with a perspective on the evolving situation and implications for their companies. The outbreak is moving quickly, and some of the perspectives in this article may fall rapidly out of date. This article reflects our perspective as of March 25, 2020. We will update it regularly as the outbreak evolves.
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A former European defense chief offers leadership lessons for tackling coronavirus

– The former chief of defense of the Netherlands armed forces, Tom Middendorp, describes his approach to crisis management amid... a complex situation like the coronavirus outbreak.
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Enterprise agility: Buzz or business impact?

– Many organizations are racing to become agile. New research suggests that agile transformation can have a powerful impact on the... bottom line—in addition to other widely recognized benefits.
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Completing a transformation in the consumer-goods industry

– In a dynamic environment, every organization must realign its operating model. Consumer-packaged-goods players are no exception.... But what’s the secret to a successful transformation? Here are six ideas.
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The leerKRACHT foundation: Continuous improvement in Dutch education

– Jaap Versfelt, former senior partner at McKinsey and founder of the leerKRACHT foundation, explains how he’s creating a... culture of continuous improvement in schools across the Netherlands.

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A former European defense chief offers leadership lessons for tackling coronavirus

– The former chief of defense of the Netherlands armed forces, Tom Middendorp, describes his approach to crisis management amid... a complex situation like the coronavirus outbreak.
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At the heart of a crisis: How consumer-health companies can lead in the time of coronavirus

– As consumer behavior continues to shift with ever-changing conditions, consumer-health companies must respond to the coronavirus... pandemic with key stakeholders in mind.
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Coronavirus: Five strategies for industrial and automotive companies

– To rebound from the coronavirus pandemic, industrials must undertake a journey that begins with resolve and ends with fundamental... reform.
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COVID-19 critical supply list

– Summarized fact base on the availability of medical supplies as related to needs posed by COVID-19.
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COVID-19 provider preparedness checklist

– Potential actions for US healthcare providers to consider related to needs posed by COVID-19.
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Cybersecurity tactics for the coronavirus pandemic

– The pandemic has made it harder for companies to maintain security and business continuity. But new tactics can help cybersecurity... leaders to safeguard their organizations.
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How China’s consumer companies managed through the COVID-19 crisis: A virtual roundtable

– During a virtual roundtable, China-based executives discuss their experience managing operations at leading consumer companies... during the coronavirus crisis.
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Maintaining a high-speed connection: A new playbook for cable growth

– US cablecos have enjoyed solid growth in recent years. Continuing it will require doubling down on several key areas, even as... tougher, longer-term strategic challenges loom.
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Meeting Japan’s Paris Agreement targets—more opportunity than cost

– Japan can meet its Paris Agreement targets in 2030 and 2050—but doing so will require carefully calibrating efforts across four... sectors: power, industry, transport, and buildings.
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The value of value creation

– Long-term value creation can—and should—take into account the interests of all stakeholders.
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Disruption in the dairy aisle

– How to win in a changing marketplace
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