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Reimagining the post-pandemic organization

– The organization of the future is taking shape in the moves that companies are making now. Here’s what’s changing—and why some companies say they won’t go back.
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Personalizing change management in the smartphone era

– A global manufacturer is blending digital technology, analytics, and behavioral science to personalize its change program. Its... experience offers lessons for leaders everywhere.
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To emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis, companies should start reskilling their workforces now

– Adapting employees’ skills and roles to the post-pandemic ways of working will be crucial to building operating-model resilience.
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How do we manage the change journey?

– To make change happen, you must generate the ownership and energy to execute the plan and change it on the fly.
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Tuning in, turning outward: Cultivating compassionate leadership in a crisis

– Four qualities—awareness, vulnerability, empathy, and compassion—are critical for business leaders to care for people... in crisis and set the stage for business recovery.

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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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Leading Organizations: Ten Timeless Truths

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The toughest leadership test

– CEO microhabits can help leaders seize the moment, stay ahead, and take care of themselves during the COVID-19 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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Consumer organization and operating models for the next normal

– Many consumer-goods companies and retailers have risen to the challenges presented by the pandemic. Seven core practices can help... them keep what has worked and prepare for what lies ahead.
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Diversity still matters

– Inclusion and diversity are at risk in the crisis—but are critical for business recovery, resilience, and reimagination.
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Diversity wins: How inclusion matters

– The business case for inclusion and diversity (I&D) is stronger than ever. Taking a closer look at diversity winners reveals... what can drive real progress.
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Scaling rapid workforce conversion during COVID-19

– Amid crisis disruption or when preparing for the next normal, quickly delivering practical, flexible learning can help shape a... business’s recovery profile. Here’s how.
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From thinking about the next normal to making it work: What to stop, start, and accelerate

– As businesses step into the post-coronavirus future, they need to find a balance between what worked before and what needs to... happen to succeed in the next normal.
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Dwight Eisenhower: Lessons from the ‘balancer in chief’

– William I. Hitchcock, author of The Age of Eisenhower, explains how Dwight D. Eisenhower inspired his country and led... Americans through times of uncertainty and radical change.
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From surviving to thriving: Reimagining the post-COVID-19 return

– For many, the toughest leadership test is now looming: how to bring a business back in an environment where a vaccine has yet... to be found and economies are still reeling.
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General James Mattis on leading in a crisis and thriving in the next normal

– The former US defense secretary shares lessons on how to emerge from the pandemic and prepare for what comes next, in a conversation... with McKinsey global managing partner Kevin Sneader.
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How to demonstrate calm and optimism in a crisis

– Six practices can help leaders build their self-awareness and guide their organizations through the challenges ahead.
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