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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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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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Blockchain beyond the hype: What is the strategic business value?

– Companies can determine whether they should invest in blockchain by focusing on specific use cases and their market position.
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Housing affordability: A supply-side tool kit for cities

– Global housing stock has not expanded quickly enough to keep up with a surge in demand, but cities can focus on three supply-side... solutions to make progress.
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Remaking the bank for an ecosystem world

– Global banking-industry performance has been lackluster. Now comes the hard part: the rise of nonbanking platform companies targeting... the most profitable parts of the banking value chain.
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What is the future of work?

– A new podcast series from the McKinsey Global Institute explores how technologies like automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence... are shaping how we work, where we work, and the skills we need to work.
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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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Why diversity matters

– New research makes it increasingly clear that companies with more diverse workforces perform better financially.

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The endgame for postal networks: How to win in the age of e-commerce

– The e-commerce megatrend is a big opportunity for postal players, but market and competitive dynamics are squeezing incumbents.... Three winning tactics can help these companies stay competitive.
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Why the future is Asian

– Global-strategy adviser Parag Khanna describes the ways that the world economy is increasingly Asia-centric and will be moving... even more swiftly in that direction.
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Automation in retail: An executive overview for getting ready

– Automation will reshape retail business models and the broader value chain, creating organizations with fewer layers and a better... trained and trusted workforce empowered by real-time data and analytics. The winners in the sector will be those who understand these implications and act quickly to address them.
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Bridging the gap between a company’s strategy and operating model

– Four questions can help a company translate business goals into operating-model design.
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Private equity opportunities in healthcare tech

– Although private equity firms have been hesitant to invest in healthcare tech, they have reason to invest in promising targets... now.
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A new look at autonomous-vehicle infrastructure

– What infrastructure improvements will promote the growth of autonomous vehicles while simultaneously encouraging shared ridership?
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A new look at the declining labor share of income in the United States

– Globalization, technology, and other often-cited factors may not be the main causes.
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How digital innovation is transforming agriculture: Lessons from India

– Four leaders in Indian agriculture discuss the sector’s challenges and digital innovation’s potential impact on smallholder... farmers.
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How Gulf companies can overcome the five biggest challenges to their digital transformation

– Although many businesses in the Gulf region are interested in digitization, few of them have moved aggressively enough. But there... is a clear way forward.
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How much is your company worth to its customers?

– Established companies with long histories of performance, increasingly face new competitors with no track record and lower prices.... What’s the value of experience?
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Transformation 101: How universities can overcome financial headwinds to focus on their mission

– Troubled universities can reset their financial trajectory.
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