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Executive Briefing - McKinsey Quarterly

The CEO guide to boards

– Greater responsibilities require increased commitments of time and energy.
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Taming scope creep to keep public-sector projects on track

– There’s a monster that eats projects: scope creep. To keep the creep at bay, organizations need discipline, collaboration,... and a relentless focus on real user needs.
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Economic Conditions Snapshot, June 2017: McKinsey Global Survey results

– Global executives see geopolitical issues as a rising risk to growth, but they remain more buoyant than downbeat in their outlook... for both the global and domestic economies.
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Stress testing for nonfinancial companies

– Assessing a company’s vulnerability to risk makes otherwise theoretical discussions of strategy more real.
Issue - McKinsey Quarterly

McKinsey Quarterly 2017 Number 2: Overview and full issue

– This issue of the Quarterly, available here as a PDF download, connects the dots among global trends, offers advice for... CEOs on how to become more successful leaders, and explores digital reinvention.
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Self-driving car technology: When will the robots hit the road?

– As cars achieve initial self-driving thresholds, some supporters insist that fully autonomous cars are around the corner. But... the technology tells a (somewhat) different story.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

The brightening mood of European business—and what it means for investment

– Executives are increasingly optimistic about the region’s business outlook, but new survey results suggest more work is... needed to instill confidence and stability. A few measures could help.
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The six types of successful acquisitions

– Companies advance myriad strategies for creating value with acquisitions—but only a handful are likely to do so.
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Nine practices for better capital-investment management

– Executives can improve performance by mastering several practices and adopting a capital-portfolio-management system powered by... a comprehensive digital application.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

A deal-making strategy for new CEOs

– New CEOs typically raise the tempo of transactions at first, then the pace slows down. Is that costly?
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The finer points of linking resource allocation to value creation

– According to new survey results, exploring the more subjective side of investment decision making yields five elements that correlate... closely with outperformance.

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