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Overcoming limiting mind-sets to improve safety

– Companies looking to improve workplace safety have a number of methods at their disposal. But to embed a sustainable safety culture, they must overcome the mind-sets that underlie unsafe behaviors.
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Agile: The new active ingredient in pharma development

– Roche’s Frank Duff and Malte Schutz explain how trust, a faster pace, and evolutionary design have transformed their highly... technical (and highly regulated) work.
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Giants can dance: Agile organizations in asset-heavy industries

– The agile revolution is sweeping across industries, and asset-heavy companies are taking note. We explore how and where they can... capture the benefits of agility while preserving safety and assurance.
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Bridging the gap between a company’s strategy and operating model

– Four questions can help a company translate business goals into operating-model design.
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Automation in retail: An executive overview for getting ready

– Automation will reshape retail business models and the broader value chain, creating organizations with fewer layers and a better... trained and trusted workforce empowered by real-time data and analytics. The winners in the sector will be those who understand these implications and act quickly to address them.

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Agile Organizations

New ways of working are needed to survive and thrive in a fast-moving, technology-driven world.
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The journey to an agile organization

– You know what an agile organization is, and why it’s important. But figuring out how to pull off an agile transformation... is another question.
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Performance management in agile organizations

– Performance management is tough enough in traditional organizations; in agile organizations, three changes are essential to success.
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Planning in an agile organization

– Agile organizations rely on an innovative mix of stable and dynamic elements to bring planning up to speed with their fast-paced... needs.
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Five Fifty: Agility at the top

– Want a more agile company? Become a more agile leader.

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Fine-tuning the growth engine: M&A in engineering and construction

– The engineering-and-construction sector is seeing a merger wave. To avoid a wipeout, focus on culture, capabilities, and value... capture.
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Confronting overconfidence in talent strategy, management, and development

– Best practices are well understood. But are companies following them as closely as their leaders claim?
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The importance of a growth-leadership mindset in capturing growth

– Business leaders need three capabilities to drive growth: mind-set, curiosity, and a willingness to adapt to the client and the... market.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

All in: From recovery to agility at Spark New Zealand

– Three members of the telco’s top team describe the challenges and rewards of implementing agile rapidly—and the power... of a “no plan B” approach to change.
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

Five fifty: Getting small

– Small, independent teams are the lifeblood of agile. Here’s how senior executives can help them thrive.
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Debunking four myths of organic growth

– New analysis reveals corporate blind spots when it comes to driving growth.
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Talent in wholesale banking: Building a sustainable competitive advantage

– People with the right skills and talents are the greatest differentiator for banks. They are also the scarcest resource.
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Want a better decision? Plan a better meeting

– Effective meetings produce better business decisions. Yet too many decision meetings are doomed from the get-go. You can do better.
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Good decisions don’t have to be slow ones

– Executives often assume that speed comes at the cost of quality in decision making. A survey challenges this belief and offers... tips on getting the best of both worlds.
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Three keys to faster, better decisions

– Decision makers fed up with slow or subpar results take heart. Three practices can help improve decision making and convince ... skeptical business leaders that there is life after death by committee.
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