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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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Where companies with a long-term view outperform their peers

– Our new Corporate Horizon Index provides systematic evidence that a long-term approach can lead to superior performance for revenue... and earnings, investment, market capitalization, and job creation.
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Policing–a vision for 2025

– This paper describes the current challenges facing police forces and proposes ways in which Chief Officers should address them.
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Harnessing automation for a future that works

– Automation is happening, and it will bring substantial benefits to businesses and economies worldwide, but it won’t arrive... overnight. A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds realizing automation’s full potential requires people and technology to work hand in hand.
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The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world

– Big data’s potential just keeps growing. Taking full advantage means companies must incorporate analytics into their strategic... vision and use it to make better, faster decisions.
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Urban world: Meeting the demographic challenge in cities

– The days of easy growth in the world’s cities are over, and how they respond to demographic shifts will influence their... prosperity.
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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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China can be a more influential force in digital world

– MGI has estimated that automation in China could add as much as 1.4 percentage points to GDP a year via productivity contributions,... write James Manyika and Jonathan Woetzel in People's Daily.
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Disrupting transportation: We need to think bigger than cars

– Connectivity could dramatically change the commute of the future.
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How an oil and gas giant outmaneuvered low oil prices

– Italian oil and gas company Eni has transformed under a leader determined to reduce costs without cutting jobs—instead including... employees in the turnaround mission.
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Partnering for parity: Strengthening collaborations for gender equality

– Organizations that form partnerships to promote gender parity can follow some best practices and avoid major pitfalls that hamper... progress.
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Elevating the impact of medical affairs in Japan

– Recent research sheds light on the value of the medical channel and what it takes to have a high-performing medical-affairs organization.
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How container shipping could reinvent itself for the digital age

– When McKinsey investigated containerization in 1967, we found that industry players would have to rethink everything. Is it time... to rethink everything again?
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How to break through the gravitational pull of your legacy organization

– Initial successes in a digital transformation often break down over time. Digital winners know what it takes to break through.
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Innovative pharma contracts: When do value-based arrangements work?

– Many are exploring alternatives to traditional ‘per pill’ arrangements underlying reimbursement. This holds implications for pharma... manufacturers.
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Safe enough to try: An interview with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh

– Organizations are more likely to innovate and thrive when they unleash the potential of individuals and the power of self-organizing... teams, says the online retailer’s CEO.
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The department of transportation of the future

– Transportation will be dramatically different in ten years. To adapt, public entities and stakeholders must act today.
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Riding China’s huge, high-flying car market

– Few car markets in history have risen so far so fast. Here’s a peek under the hood at what’s driving China’s automotive future.

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