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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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Amid volatile commodity prices, beware of cognitive bias

– Advanced analytics can help overcome cognitive biases that can lead managers to make irrational risk-management decisions.
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A new approach in tracking travel demand

– The scale of the current crisis in airlines is unprecedented. To recover, the industry will need better data on where and when... demand is likely to rebound.
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Checking the health of your business partnerships

– Frequent, systematic assessments of joint ventures and alliances can reveal hidden problems and opportunities to create more value.
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Energizing industrial manufacturing through active performance management

– A new approach can help industrials gain greater visibility into performance and capture lasting gains.
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Financial decision-maker sentiment: US

– An ongoing look at how the attitudes of financial decision makers in the US are evolving during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Reopening and reimagining Africa

– How the COVID-19 crisis can catalyze change across the continent.
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Reopening safely: Sample practices from essential businesses

– The safety protocols of hospitals, grocery stores, and other establishments that stayed open during the COVID-19 pandemic can... offer ideas for businesses preparing to welcome employees and customers back.
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Survey: Belgian consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis

– Belgian consumers continue to be worried about the economy and the potential duration of COVID-19.
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Survey: Canadian consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis

– Canadian optimism has remained steady during COVID-19, with most Canadians uncertain about an economic recovery.
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Survey: Danish consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis

– Danish consumers are still concerned about the economy, overall public health, and the duration of the COVID-19 situation.
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Survey: French consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis

– In France, pessimism about an economic recovery is at its highest level since March, despite the lifting of restrictions.
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