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Digital reinvention can spur South Africa’s economy

– If companies in the country embrace digital, they could outpace peers and see an increase in profitability and revenue growth.
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New technology for an old industry: How digital can renew South African mining

– Employment and productivity in South Africa’s mining sector has steadily declined, highlighting the need for the transformative... power of digital technologies.
Report

Putting the shine back into South African mining: A path to competitiveness and growth

– The industry can achieve global cost competitiveness if the private and public sectors take concerted action.
Book

Africa’s Business Revolution: How to Succeed in the World’s Next Big Growth Market

The definitive guide to doing business in Africa, packed with fresh insights from McKinsey and exclusive interviews with prominent... CEOs.
Book Excerpt - McKinsey Quarterly

Africa’s overlooked business revolution

– Global business leaders who misunderstand Africa run the risk of missing out on one of the 21st century’s great growth opportunities.
Report

Banks in the changing world of financial intermediation

– Banks sit at the center of a vast, complex system that intermediates more than $250 trillion in global funds. What happens when... the system itself is significantly streamlined and reshaped?
Discussion Paper - McKinsey Global Institute

Applying artificial intelligence for social good

– AI is not a silver bullet, but it could help tackle some of the world’s most challenging social problems.
Report

Women and the future of work: A window of opportunity in Western Europe?

– Profound transformations across labor markets in Western Europe will present important new opportunities to improve gender parity... in the workplace.
Podcast - McKinsey Quarterly

How to win in Africa

– The right strategy can unlock strong, profitable growth, explain the authors of Africa’s Business Revolution.
Podcast

The ethics of artificial intelligence

– In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, Simon London speaks with MGI... partner Michael Chui and McKinsey partner Chris Wigley about how companies can ethically deploy artificial intelligence.

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Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Closing the gender gap: A missed opportunity for new CEOs

– Many new CEOs reshuffle their top teams, but surprisingly few make them more diverse. Can we do better?
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Digital strategy: The four fights you have to win

– Yesterday’s tentative approaches won’t deliver; you need absolute clarity about digital’s demands, galvanized... leadership, unparalleled agility, and the resolve to bet boldly.
Report - McKinsey Quarterly

The business value of design

– How do the best design performers increase their revenues and shareholder returns at nearly twice the rate of their industry counterparts?
Discussion Paper - McKinsey Global Institute

‘Superstars’: The dynamics of firms, sectors, and cities leading the global economy

– Is there a superstar effect? McKinsey Global Institute research uncovers the dynamics of superstar firms, sectors, and cities... in the global economy.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Outperformers: High-growth emerging economies and the companies that propel them

– Some emerging economies have grown much faster and more consistently than others. Underlying these success stories is a pro-growth... policy agenda and the standout role of large companies.
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

Five Fifty: Leadership at scale

– Want a healthier, better-performing organization? Scale up your leadership team.
Impact story

Transforming a pharmacy together: The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital

Before 2015, the patient experience at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital pharmacy went something like this:... take the day off work to have your prescription filled; line up at dawn before the pharmacy opens in hopes of beating the rush; once inside, wait up to several hours for your prescription to be filled; or worse, wait only to experience a “false stock out”—a phenomenon in which a medication appears out of stock but is in fact available in pharmacy storerooms—and go home empty-handed.
Book Excerpt - McKinsey Quarterly

An agenda for the talent-first CEO

– In tumultuous times, a company’s talent is its most valuable and reliable asset. What does it take to lead an organization... that truly unleashes its human capital?
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Still looking for room at the top: Ten years of research on women in the workplace

– What we know—and what everyone needs to know—about the quest for equality.
Commentary

Digital reinvention can spur South Africa’s economy

– If companies in the country embrace digital, they could outpace peers and see an increase in profitability and revenue growth.
Commentary

New technology for an old industry: How digital can renew South African mining

– Employment and productivity in South Africa’s mining sector has steadily declined, highlighting the need for the transformative... power of digital technologies.
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