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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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McKinsey on Finance, Number 81

– Perspectives on Corporate Finance and Strategy

The Committed Innovator: What has made Israel an innovation hub?

– Two leaders within the world’s third-largest start-up ecosystem discuss how the tiny Middle Eastern country grows and supports... a culture of innovation.
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Starting strong: Making your CEO transition a catalyst for renewal

– The best CEOs use the first six to 12 months of their tenure as a moment of great personal transition and institutional renewal.... There are four keys to success.

What matters most? Six priorities for CEOs in turbulent times

– With economic troubles mounting, it’s a time to tighten belts and put on hard hats. But don’t forget the jet pack,... to accelerate into the next phase of growth.

Memo to public company CFOs: Private equity can show you how it’s done

– CFOs of public companies can draw enormous insight from PE’s focused, proactive approach to value creation—but they... have to take the initiative themselves. Here are five lessons to get started.

Communicating headwinds and tailwinds

– Investor relations should always address business-critical headwinds and tailwinds. But which do companies refer to more—and... how does that choice affect market performance?

Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, October 2022

– Growth rebounds in the United States and China; eurozone inflation reaches new heights as tightening continues; energy, climate... reports paint a sober picture.

Tim Koller on the timeless truths of corporate finance

– An expert on value creation shares insights from 20 years of leading McKinsey on Finance.

How to make investments in start-ups pay off

– Both large corporations and start-ups have much to gain from collaboration, but corporate venture capital investments need a clear... strategy, focus, and operating model.

XPO’s Brad Jacobs on building businesses through M&A

– Having done hundreds of deals, the leader of the logistics company explains what he’s learned matters most when making acquisitions.

Why bad strategy is a ‘social contagion’

– Author and academic Richard Rumelt explains how to develop strategies that aim to solve problems rather than simply state ambitions.
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