McKinsey Quarterly 2021 Number 2
McKinsey Quarterly 2021 Number 2

Race in the workplace

Identifies ten thorny challenges that companies must resolve to reverse the profound inequities facing Black workers; and offers lessons for improving both the well-being and productivity of individuals, teams, and organizations.

RACE IN THE WORKPLACE

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One move companies can take to improve diversity

– Many companies are trying to increase their hiring of diverse employees. Opening hubs, factories, and other worksites where Black people live is a powerful but overlooked lever.
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The Black experience at work in charts

– A research-driven look at Black Americans at work reveals profound inequities. Companies that redouble efforts to address this will improve their culture for all employees.

WELL-BEING

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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.
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How wellbeing improves performance: An interview with Annastiina Hintsa

– The CEO of Hintsa Performance argues that wellbeing is the foundation of sustainable high performance—not a reward for it.
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Countering otherness: Fostering integration within teams

– Exploring our feelings of otherness can help us discover how we are the same.

FEATURES

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America 2021: Rebuilding lives and livelihoods after COVID-19

– To America’s leaders, innovators, and changemakers: the post–World War II recovery offers lessons for the post-COVID-19 future.
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The irresistible momentum behind clean, electric, connected mobility: Four key trends

– Mobility’s future is visible in the increasing support of capital markets, the demands of Chinese consumers, the effort to slow climate change, and the new skills automakers will need to deal with these shifts.
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Prediction: The future of CX

– Designing great customer experiences is getting easier with the rise of predictive analytics.
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How capital markets keep us connected

– Nasdaq’s 50th anniversary reminds us that markets should be more inclusive, share more information, inspire innovation, and bring the world together.
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Taking stock: Catching up with Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman

– How has the global market exchange remained relevant to its stakeholders after 50 years? By embracing changes in technology, society, and the economy and by meeting customers’ needs with innovation.