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Brexit: The bigger picture—Embracing agility in a volatile world

– UK businesses, like their peers the world over, must adapt their strategies and organizations to an environment of volatility, uncertainty, and rapid change. The advance of technology is disrupting industries and ushering in new forms of competition—empowering both customers and talent to demand more from companies.
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Brexit: The bigger picture—Rethinking talent for the long term

– Brexit has disrupted both supply of and demand for talent in the United Kingdom. In the context of such a major shift, it is essential that companies revise their long-term approach to talent.
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Brexit: The bigger picture—Rethinking supply chains in a time of uncertainty

– UK companies can and should see the current high-uncertainty environment as a spur to rethink their supply chain strategies and make them more resilient.
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Brexit: The bigger picture—Revitalizing UK exports in the new world of trade

– UK companies can navigate shifts in global trade patterns by focusing on fast-growing services and digital trades, redoubling... efforts in emerging markets, and digitizing their supply chains.
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The future of women at work: Transitions in the age of automation

– Concerted and creative new solutions are needed to enable women to seize new opportunities in the automation age; without them,... women may fall further behind in the world of work.
Executive Briefing - McKinsey Global Institute

Artificial intelligence in the United Kingdom: Prospects and challenges

– The United Kingdom is one of Europe’s AI leaders, and now needs to build on its strengths and tackle weaknesses.
Executive Briefing - McKinsey Global Institute

The future of women at work in the United Kingdom

– Millions of women in the United Kingdom may need to transition between occupations and into higher-skilled jobs due to automation... but those transitions could be challenging.
Discussion Paper - McKinsey Global Institute

Solving the United Kingdom’s productivity puzzle in a digital age

– New research explains why the United Kingdom has been experiencing historically low productivity growth and what can be done to... return to long-run averages.
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Productivity: The route to Brexit success

– The United Kingdom’s post-Brexit future is uncertain. But one thing is clear: boosting economic growth will depend heavily on... addressing long-standing productivity challenges.

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The next normal for Australian industries and workforces

– Six key forces are reshaping Australian businesses and jobs during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Building the vital skills for the future of work in operations

– Operationally intensive companies have entered a new wave of automation and digitization. That will have a big impact on the skills... they need to remain competitive.
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CIO perspectives: Leading the tech function through COVID-19

– Rhonda Gass of Stanley Black & Decker and Klara Jelinkova of Rice University discuss technology’s burgeoning role, how... they’re supporting their people, and the importance of self-care.
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How do companies create value from digital ecosystems?

– Ecosystem strategies can generate significant value both by growing the core business and by expanding the portfolio into new... products and services.
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Investing for the long term: ‘Be patient and focus on the big trends’

– Michael Sabia, chairman of Canada Infrastructure Bank, shares his views on how infrastructure and real-estate investors can succeed... in an increasingly uncertain world.
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Japan offshore wind: The ideal moment to build a vibrant industry

– As construction starts on Japan’s first large commercial offshore wind farm in the coastal waters of Akita, the country... is heralding a future of energy independence.
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‘The pyramids of the future’: Designing and building for sustainability

– Climate change and other long-term issues should inform the design and construction of skyscrapers, says WSP’s Alexandre... L’Heureux.
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Survey: US consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis

– As new COVID-19 cases in the US rose during July, optimism about a quick US economic recovery has declined.
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The high-rise in 2030

– In this video, McKinsey experts describe how high-rise buildings might change in the coming decade—and how construction... and real-estate companies should evolve.
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The most fundamental skill: Intentional learning and the career advantage

– Learning itself is a skill. Unlocking the mindsets and skills to develop it can boost personal and professional lives and deliver... a competitive edge.
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A holistic approach for the US behavioral health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic

– COVID-19 creates additional challenges for healthcare leaders seeking to improve behavioral health while offering an opportunity... for meaningful change.
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