McKinsey Quarterly
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We conducted a series of interviews to improve board-level gender diversity with the CEOs and chairs from a number of standout companies. What follows is a set of best practices for all: [ Link ]
McKinsey Quarterly
01/20/2017 at 21:21. Facebook
B2B companies significantly trail B2C companies in strategy, organization, and capabilities—three of four key areas of our Digital Quotient assessment. We have found that strong scores in these management dimensions correlate strongly with higher margins and shareholder returns. [ Link ]
McKinsey Quarterly
01/18/2017 at 14:41. Facebook
François-Henri Pinault, CEO and chairman of Kering, knew that recommendation nor the law in France was enough to promote gender equality on his board. What did it take to succeed? [ Link ]
Robots won’t take your job anytime soon, but we’ll all need to work more closely with them. Learn more in the latest McKinsey Global Institute Report, "A future that works: Automation, employment and productivity." [ Link ]
Listen to our latest podcast on what companies need to do to adapt to the changing landscape for data and analytics, opportunities in industries from retail to healthcare, and implications for workers: Android [ Link ] and iTunes [ Link ]
Businesses that seek to compete in the smart home can begin their housework early: how do you market your products and services to a homebot? [ Link ]
Lure out, dig up, and track down the hidden leaders in your organization with these proven tactics: [ Link ]
From what CEOs are reading to a better reading list for leaders: Here are McKinsey's most popular articles for 2016 [ Link ]

Top Ten 2016
See what resonated with our readers in 2016: [ Link ]

Our top 10 articles of 2016
Increasingly, customers expect “omnichannel” convenience that allows them to explore a product in one channel (say, a mobile app) and end it in another (by picking up the purchase in a store). How mapping customer journeys can help fill the gaps in the omnichannel experience: [ Link ]
Workplace incivility is rampant and on the rise. The accumulation of thoughtless actions that leave employees feeling disrespected—intentionally ignored, undermined by colleagues, or publicly belittled by an insensitive manager—can create lasting damage that should worry every organization. There are ways to change it: [ Link ]
Jay Forrester, who died on November 16, was the technocratic visionary who created system dynamics, a way of "inventing the future" that uses feedback loops and other now-common techniques to determine the intended and unintended effects of human activity. As a professor at MIT Sloan School of Management, he extended these ideas from industrial operations to business strategy, employment...
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“In LEO Innovation Lab, we have an innovation process that runs within 100 days—100 days from the point we have an idea to the moment we have a solution on the market.” LEO Pharma wants to become the world’s leading company for people with skin diseases. [ Link ]

Being patient-centric in a digitizing world
"We worked with a senior team at Apple, with IBM, and at Citi to develop the first banking app for the watch. We did it all in 120 days." [ Link ]

Rewiring Citi for the digital age
Migrants are only 3.4% of the world's population but contribute 9.4% of global GDP. Read McKinsey Global Institute's groundbreaking new report: [ Link ]

Global migration’s impact and opportunity
A consumer-company CEO will need an agile development process to successfully target the growing but fragmented elderly population. Listen to our latest podcast: Android [ Link ] and iTunes [ Link ]
Why do transformations fail? Average companies rarely have the combination of skills, mind-sets, and ongoing commitment needed to pull off a large-scale transformation. [ Link ]
In our latest podcast, McKinsey partner Santiago Comella-Dorda and master expert Gerard Speksnijder talk about how IT functions in large, complex companies can work to become more agile by better mimicking the actions taken by start-ups and digital-native organizations. Download it here: Android [ Link ] and iTunes [ Link ]