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Five Fifty: Gut instincts

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Gut instincts

McKinsey Quarterly Five Fifty—Should corporate executives trust their intuition? Sometimes yes, but other times no, says Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman. Four tests can help you decide

Featured Insights

Why digital transformation is now on the CEO’s shoulders

– Big data, the Internet of Things, and artificial intelligence hold such disruptive power that they have inverted the dynamics of technology leadership.

The four questions to ask when serving on a nonprofit board

– Directors need to probe, nudge, and prod to make sure the organization achieves its full potential.

The yin and yang of organizational health

– Sustained performance over the long term and successful transformation in the near term require many of the same ingredients.

Where is technology taking the economy?

– We are creating an intelligence that is external to humans and housed in the virtual economy. This is bringing us into a new economic... era—a distributive one—where different rules apply.

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Artificial intelligence takes shape

– Examines AI-driven automation and how it will transform the economy, discusses why lifelong learning should be a corporate priority, and lays out the health imperative for organizations.

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