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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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Electric vehicles in Europe: Gearing up for a new phase?

– In the past few years, Europe has gone through the initial adoption phase of electric mobility. After a “turbulent”... period of excitement and promise as well as disappointment, it is now possible to formulate a clearer view on the development of electric mobility to date and its drivers going forward.

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Five Fifty: Shake it up

– Want to avoid the complacency that so often follows success? Take lessons from Pixar’s high-morale collection of subversives... and malcontents.
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How investors can support entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa

– The potential for entrepreneurship in the region is high, based on digital consumption and a startling increase in investment... funding for start-ups.
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The revival of customer loyalty: How regulated utilities can reshape customer engagement

– With customer expectations rising and new technologies emerging, constant renewal of customer transformations can never be over.
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Skill shift: Automation and the future of the workforce

– Demand for technological, social and emotional, and higher cognitive skills will rise by 2030. How will workers and organizations... adapt?
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Successfully transitioning to new leadership roles

– Leadership changes are more common and important than ever. But most companies don’t get it right.
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The missing link in mining-company productivity: People

– To address its productivity challenge, the mining industry has invested heavily in technology. New evidence shows that it also... needs to pay more attention to its people.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Three surprising resource implications from the rise of electric vehicles

– The economic consequences for energy, raw materials, and land may not be what you’d expect.
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Breaking away: The secrets to scaling analytics

– A handful of the world’s companies have cracked the code on embedding analytics into every layer of their organizations.
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

Five Fifty: Digital lipstick

– As digital technology erodes profit and revenue growth, why aren’t companies responding with bold strategies?
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How can we make labor shifts work for people?

– Technological shifts have fundamentally changed labor markets. What governments and companies do to manage those shifts will be... crucial in allowing workers to thrive.
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The economics of homelessness in Seattle and King County

– Can a rising tide lift all boats? Here is a quick primer on the state of play in one fast-growth market.

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