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The future of work after COVID-19

– The pandemic accelerated existing trends in remote work, e-commerce, and automation, with up to 25 percent more workers than previously estimated potentially needing to switch occupations.
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How to turn everyday stress into ‘optimal stress’

– Managed well, stress can be an ally rather than an enemy. Here’s how to use it to your advantage.
Survey

Psychological safety and the critical role of leadership development

– While the benefits of psychological safety are well established, a new survey suggests how leaders, by developing specific skills,... can create a safer and higher-performance work environment.
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The nine traits of future-ready companies

– To organize for the future, embrace nine characteristics that explain who the organization is, how it operates, and how it grows.
Article

Consolidating European steel: Strategic responses to industry challenges

– In light of the many structural and crisis-related challenges Europe’s steel manufacturers face, pursuing M&A strategies... will open up new opportunities.

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How a steel plant in India tapped the value of data—and won global acclaim

– By upskilling employees and innovating with analytics, Tata Steel’s plant in Kalinganagar, India, achieved performance gains... that earned it recognition as a leading digital facility by the World Economic Forum.
Article

A battle plan for telcos’ digital-attacker brands

– Many operators need to transform themselves to cope with new market conditions but have had difficulty making an organization-wide... overhaul. A smart digital-attacker strategy may be the solution.
Article

A fresh look at paternity leave: Why the benefits extend beyond the personal

– Fathers who take leave help their partners, their families, and themselves. In this era of employee mental-health challenges,... companies should take notice.
Article

How AI-powered solutions can help optimize smelters

– Smelter performance is frequently compromised. Two case examples illustrate how advanced process controls and artificial intelligence... can be implemented for end-to-end optimization.
Article

Mobility investments in the next normal

A new survey looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer sentiment, which could influence future mobility investments.

Interview

Accounting for values and valuation

– Former UPS finance chief Kurt Kuehn describes how the SASB framework can help companies measure, manage, and disclose material... ESG and other nonfinancial risks.
Executive Briefing

COVID-19: Implications for business

– Our latest perspectives on the coronavirus outbreak, the twin threats to lives and livelihoods, and how organizations can prepare... for the next normal.
Article

Hardware’s business-model shift: Finding a new path forward

– New business models present an opportunity for IT-infrastructure providers, who are facing a migration in value as buyers demand... cloud-like, customer-centric experiences.
Article

International personal-data transfer amid regulatory upheaval

– The Schrems II ruling created a noteworthy disruption in the data-privacy environment. Here, we outline a risk-based approach... to managing uncertainty from the ruling.
Article

Product innovation: The new imperative for insurers in Asia

– Incumbent insurers in Asia find product innovation challenging. Developing products to respond to customer needs, not risks or... competitor actions, will be crucial.
Article

The Indian automotive industry: From resilience to resurgence?

– Indian automotive sales have shown resilience during the pandemic but have not returned to their pre-COVID-19 strength. What will... it take to go from resilience to resurgence?
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