The McKinsey Quarterly

The next-generation operating model for the digital world

April 21, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Albert Bollard, Elixabete Larrea, Alex Singla, and Rohit Sood for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about…

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The social side of strategy

March 28, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from another outstanding article, co-authored by Arne Gast and Michele Zanini and featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, obtain subscription information, and…

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The people problem in talent management

March 26, 2017

Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article featured by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. It was co-authored by Matthew Guthridge, Asmus B. Komm, and Emily Lawson. Granted, this article appeared several years ago but what it…

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Innovative management: A conversation with Gary Hamel

February 26, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from another outstanding interview of Gary Hamel featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company and conducted by Joanna Barsh. To read the complete article, check out others, obtain subscription information, and…

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Andrew St. George on “Leadership lessons from the Royal Navy”

October 12, 2016

Here is an article written by Andrew St. George for The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. As he explains, “This branch of the British armed services consciously fosters cheerfulness and nourishes its collective memory. Business executives should take…

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The Great Decoupling: Now What?

October 1, 2014

Here is a composite of several brief excerpts from interviews of several thought leaders conducted by Rik Kirkland for The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. The rapid advance of machine learning presents an economic paradox: productivity is rising,…

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Strategic principles for competing in the digital age

June 9, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Martin Hirt and Paul Willmott for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They discuss six critically important decisions that CEOs must be make at as time when digitization…

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Leading in the 21st century: An interview with Moya Greene

December 17, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of Moya Greene by Dominic Barton and Robert Nuttall for McKinsey & Company. She is the first woman and first non-Briton to head Royal Mail, the United Kingdom’s state-owned postal service. Greene…

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 12/9/13)

December 15, 2013

I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Trust, Inc.: How to Create a Business Culture That Will Ignite Passion, Engagement, and Innovation Nan Russell True Alignment: Linking Company…

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Leading in the 21st century: An interview with HCA CEO Richard Bracken

December 4, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt of an interview of Richard Bracken conducted by Rik Kirkland, Ramesh Srinivasan, and Rick Schlesinger. The chairman and chief executive officer of one of the world’s largest operators of health-care facilities discusses leadership in a…

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