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Reimagining the postpandemic workforce

– Pandemic-style working from home may not translate easily to a “next normal” mix of on-site and remote working.
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Igniting individual purpose in times of crisis

– Creating strong links to an individual purpose benefits individuals and companies alike—and could be vital in managing the postpandemic... uncertainties that lie ahead.
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The CEO moment: Leadership for a new era

– Challenged by the global pandemic, CEOs have made four shifts in the way they lead that hold great promise for both companies... and society. Will they build on this unique moment, or return to the ways of the past?
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The long haul: How leaders can shift mindsets and behaviors to reopen safely

– The influence model is not only a template for organizational transformation but also a solid guide to crafting a sustainable... response to the COVID-19 crisis.
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HR says talent is crucial for performance—and the pandemic proves it

– Five talent-management practices can help steer organizations through new ways of working and into the post-COVID-19 era.

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Return, Reimagine, Reinvent

The COVID-19 crisis has compelled many leaders to rethink ways of working. This collection of articles draws together McKinsey’s expertise on post-pandemic reentry to help organizations lead the recovery.

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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The value of talent management

– The roles that create the most value in your organization may not be at the top.

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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.

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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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Why healthy institutional investors outperform

– A strong mission and excellent talent management make for healthy institutions—and better investment performance.
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Organizing for speed in advanced industries

– Faced with the COVID-19 crisis, companies in advanced industries have become more nimble and accelerated decision making. How... can they retain this speed once the pandemic abates?
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Prioritize people in times of crisis: An interview with the CEO of BHP

– Mike Henry explains the importance of social value in decision making and why relationships lie at the heart of business resilience.
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Understanding how American workers progress to higher-wage jobs

Preliminary research findings identify the career pathways that allow workers to move from low-wage jobs to middle-wage or... higher-wage jobs.
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Safeguarding the lifeblood of American healthcare: An interview with the CEO of AmerisourceBergen

– Steve Collis reflects on the resilience of medical supply chains, remote leadership during a crisis, and the importance of purpose... as a unifying force.
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The most fundamental skill: Intentional learning and the career advantage

– Learning itself is a skill. Unlocking the mindsets and skills to develop it can boost personal and professional lives and deliver... a competitive edge.
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Reliability in times of crisis: An interview with LSEG’s David Schwimmer

– The CEO of London Stock Exchange Group highlights the affirming power of organizational purpose and offers insights into decision... making, talent, and leadership in times of crisis.
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Doing vs being: Practical lessons on building an agile culture

– Four global success stories offer insights and lessons learned on achieving organizational agility.
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Stay visible—but don’t be needed: How Alain Bejjani is leading through the unexpected

– A five-year, purpose-driven digital transformation has helped the CEO of Majid Al Futtaim, and his organization, to cope with... the coronavirus pandemic.
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Rewriting the playbook: How Union Pacific is conducting business during the pandemic

– The chairman and CEO of a railroad heavyweight reflects on what keeps him going, how past challenges have prepared him for today’s,... and how his leadership approach has changed during the pandemic.
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How Asia’s largest pharma is leveraging its values to navigate the COVID-19 crisis

– Christophe Weber, CEO of Takeda Pharmaceuticals, discusses challenges to globalization, principles in the face of crises, and... new opportunities when companies pull together.
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