McKinsey Quarterly

Five new truths about zero-based budgeting

September 23, 2017

There are five new myths and realities that illustrate how the potential of zero-based budgeting has grown…and improved. Here is a brief excerpt from an article about those myths written by Kyle Hawke, Matt Jochim, Carey Mignerey, and Allison Watson…

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Getting into your competitor’s head

September 20, 2017

To anticipate the moves of your rivals, you must understand how their strategists and decision makers think. Here is a brief excerpt from an article about doing that, written by Hugh Courtney, John T. Horn, and Jayanti Kar for the…

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Organizational health: A fast track to performance improvement

September 19, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Chris Gagnon, Elizabeth John, and Rob Theunissen for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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What it really takes to capture the value of APIs

September 16, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Keerthi Iyengar, Somesh Khanna, Srinivas Ramadath, and Daniel Stephens for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about…

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How to Create an Agile Organization

September 16, 2017

I am among those in an international group whose members participate in global studies for McKinsey & Company. To read the report in which the most recent is discussed, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription…

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Using rapid process digitization to transform the customer experience

September 6, 2017

Transforming the customer experience requires a level of speed and precision that traditional approaches can’t meet. The best practitioners do it in real time. Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Line Hartvig Müller, Andrea Peyracchia, and…

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Hidden sources of better supply chain performance

September 2, 2017

High-level benchmarks often obscure paths to operations improvements. New data and metrics that tap underlying performance dynamics offer better visibility. Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Per- Per-Magnus Karlsson, Shruti Lal, and Daniel Rexhausen for the…

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The roots of organic growth

August 27, 2017

  There are many paths to growth, and high performers take more than one—supported by reinforcing capabilities such as advanced analytics and digital customer-experience management. Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Kabir Ahuja, Liz Hilton Segel,…

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Creativity’s bottom line: How winning companies turn creativity into business value and growth

August 23, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Marc Brodherson, Jason Heller, Jesko Perrey, and David Remley for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They explain how top-performing companies use four key management practices to turn…

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How to go agile enterprise-wide: An interview with Scott Richardson

August 22, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of Scott Richardson by Khushpreet Kaur for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information,…

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