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This way out: How leading companies chart a full-potential COVID-Exit

Half measures and incrementalism won’t work when your company emerges from a crisis. Here’s how leading organizations are thinking about holistic transformation to go all in.

How COVID-19 is redefining the next-normal operating model

– With everything disrupted, going back to the same old thing is a losing strategy. The strongest companies are reinventing themselves... by embracing pandemic-driven change.

Why business building is the new priority for growth

– It can help companies diversify their revenues and keep pace with shifting customers and markets. But incumbents often lack the... skills they need.

Mental health in the workplace: The coming revolution

– Employees are in need and are demanding better coverage. Here’s how leading companies get mental health coverage right.

Purpose, not platitudes: A personal challenge for top executives

– To harness the power of corporate purpose, CEOs and other senior executives must pressure-test that purpose with their teams,... employees—and themselves.

Closing the capability gap in the time of COVID-19

– Building capabilities that durably change workforce behaviors has never been easy, and the pandemic has made it harder. But some... organizations have found approaches to thrive in recovery and beyond.

More than a mission statement: How the 5Ps embed purpose to deliver value

– Your company’s purpose strengthens resilience and creates value—if it’s genuine. A new framework highlights... a detailed approach to embedding purpose throughout your organization.

The boss factor: Making the world a better place through workplace relationships

– Businesses looking to make an external social contribution should, paradoxically, look inside: improving workers’ job satisfaction... could be the single most important thing they do.

Your organization is grieving—here’s how you can help

– Responsive leaders need to bring the mourning process forward in their organizational culture—and in their own leadership... approach.

Interviews

Speeding up to become even more consumer-obsessed: An interview with GSK’s Keith Choy

– The leader of GlaxoSmithKline’s Asia–Pacific Consumer Healthcare group describes how his organization is speeding up to serve consumers, despite the heightened uncertainty of COVID-19.

Reenergizing an exhausted organization: A conversation with Admiral John Richardson

– The former chief of naval operations suggests strategies for leaders to avoid burnout and prevent pandemic fatigue.

Driving for resilience: An interview with the CEO of India’s Tata Motors

– Guenter Butschek, CEO of Tata Motors, shares his perspectives on the COVID-19-era challenges of leading a major global automotive... company based in India, and the opportunities just up the road.

Addressing society’s pain points: An interview with the CEO of Ayala Corporation

– Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala reflects on Asia’s imperative, and his own, to find inclusive and creative solutions to complex... and uncertain challenges.

Featured research

Powering up sustainable energy

Can the power industry simultaneously decarbonize generation, propel the transition to electric vehicles, and keep the lights on?

Feeding the world sustainably

– Green technologies, biotech advances, and artificial intelligence could help tame agricultural emissions and waste, while safeguarding... ocean resources.

Reimagining industrial operations

– Through innovation, advanced analytics, digitization, electrification, and process efficiencies, carbon-intensive operations underpinning... the global economy can shape a more sustainable future.

Redefining the power industry

– Quick takes on the pressures posed by climate change—and potential responses.

Podcasts

The war on the coronavirus

Three top military leaders offer lessons from the front lines of managing deadly crises.

The value of talent management

– The roles that create the most value in your organization may not be at the top.

Getting beyond gridlock: The promise of traffic congestion solutions

– With more than half the world’s population living in cities, congestion and pollution are worsening. Technology may be able... to provide new and innovative traffic congestion solutions—but only if city governments and companies collaborate.

Preparing for and managing through a downturn

– As talk of an impending economic downturn takes hold in the business world, executives can take thoughtful steps to help their... companies better weather the storm.

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