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To weather a crisis, build a network of teams

– This dynamic and collaborative team structure can tackle an organization’s most pressing problems quickly. Here are four steps to make it happen.
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Demonstrating corporate purpose in the time of coronavirus

– Companies will define what they do in the crucible of COVID-19 response—or be defined by it. Here’s how to frame the... challenge.
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Decision making in uncertain times

– The timeline for companies to react to the coronavirus has shrunk dramatically. Here are five principles that leaders can follow... to make smart decisions quickly during the pandemic.
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Leadership in a crisis: Responding to the coronavirus outbreak and future challenges

– For many executives, the coronavirus pandemic is a crisis unlike any other in recent times. Five leadership practices can help... you respond effectively.
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Applying past leadership lessons to the coronavirus pandemic

– Three seasoned leaders describe what they learned from managing through past crises.

Featured Podcasts

McKinsey Talks Talent

McKinsey & Company’s Bryan Hancock, Bill Schaninger, and other talent experts help you navigate a fast-changing landscape and prepare for the future of work by making talent a competitive advantage.

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Next-level sales talent: HR’s message to the CEO

– How the right data-driven approach can bolster sales-force performance—and help HR draw a direct line from talent to revenues in conversations with the CEO.
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The new science of talent: From roles to returns

– Getting the right people into the right roles is more vital than ever. Here’s how to deliver returns on talent faster—and help more women rise to the C-suite at the same time.
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Matching talent to value

– The roles that create the most value in your organization may not be at the top. Getting the right people in these critical seats can turbocharge performance.

Featured Blog

McKinsey Organization Blog

Short and snackable insights on talent management, organizational design, agility, culture, change management, HR analytics and technology, leadership, and merger management from our experienced partners at the forefront of today’s trends.

FEATURED PUBLICATIONS

Beyond Performance 2.0: A Proven Approach to Leading Large-Scale Change

Beyond Performance 2.0 more than doubles your odds of successfully leading significant, sustainable change by applying equal levels of insight and rigor to the “hard” and “soft” elements that matter.

Elevating Learning & Development: Insights and Practical Guidance from the Field

For professionals seeking to hone their organization’s learning and development efforts, Elevating Learning & Development: Insights and Practical Guidance from the Field is the ideal resource.

Leading Organizations: Ten Timeless Truths

Leading Organizations identifies the most challenging organizational issues leaders face, and then—one by one—provides the hard facts, big ideas, and exceedingly practical “how to” steps to address those issues.

Leadership at Scale: Better Leadership, Better Results

Leadership at Scale provides leaders with the systematic and fact-based leadership development approach they need to unlock organizational performance in today’s fast-paced business environment.

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A blueprint for remote working: Lessons from China

– As home to some of the world’s largest firms, China offers lessons for those that are just now starting to embrace the... shift to remote working.
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Five Fifty: Learn fast and prosper

– Fast times require faster learning. Is your organization keeping pace? 
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Enterprise agility: Buzz or business impact?

– Many organizations are racing to become agile. New research suggests that agile transformation can have a powerful impact on the... bottom line—in addition to other widely recognized benefits.
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Adapting workplace learning in the time of coronavirus

– Managers can’t push the pause button on capability building, so the moment belongs to virtual learning. Some tactics and strategies... can help.
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Completing a transformation in the consumer-goods industry

– In a dynamic environment, every organization must realign its operating model. Consumer-packaged-goods players are no exception.... But what’s the secret to a successful transformation? Here are six ideas.
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The people-first approach to business building

– To attract top talent in today’s market, companies need to upgrade their recruiting skills—and their culture.
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Beyond hiring: How companies are reskilling to address talent gaps

– As potential skill shortages loom, a new survey finds that many companies are using multiple tactics to close gaps and that reskilling... efforts are paying off.
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Achieving M&A success by letting start-up acquisitions be themselves

– Acquiring a start-up is only the beginning. Successful integration takes time, a shared vision, and a strategy to get there.
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Getting practical about the future of work

– Adapting to a digital age will require organizations—and not just employees—to equip themselves with new capabilities.
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Understanding the leader’s ‘identity mindtrap’: Personal growth for the C-suite

– If you’re shackled to who you are now, you can’t recognize—or reach for—who you might become next.
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Is the consumer-goods industry ready for the new world of work?

– The skills that made consumer-goods companies successful in the past won’t be good enough for the future. Companies need... to start preparing for skill shifts now.
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