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It happens to the best of us. We don’t realize that some of our decisions are affected by cognitive and organizational biases. Here are some of the most common of those biases and ways you can address them.
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Fielding high-performing innovation teams

– Innovation is a team sport. For projects to succeed, they must be staffed with the right combination of talent. Here is how to... ensure your initiatives have the players they need to win.
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How leading CEOs manage their middle tenures

– Five principles are useful in guiding CEOs in their third, fourth, and fifth years on the job.
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Solving the carve-out conundrum

– Acquiring an asset that may remain entangled with its parent company poses a different level of complexity in assessing potential... value. Due diligence on three critical challenges can help.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Lessons from the front line of corporate nudging

– Executives setting up a behavioral-science unit should start by challenging themselves with six questions.

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A 5G manifesto for the CEO

– The transition to a 5G world is far more complex and uncertain than the shifts to previous generations of wireless technology.... Five key principles will help telco CEOs better prepare for the challenges that lie ahead.
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Eurozone unemployment falls to a ten-year low

– McKinsey’s latest Global Economics Intelligence report reveals a postcrisis high in eurozone employment, brightening the... 2019 outlook.
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Why transformations fail: A conversation with Seth Goldstrom

– Transformations can fail for a variety of reasons, but most unsuccessful efforts share some of these ten weaknesses.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Bias busters: Resisting the allure of ‘glamour’ projects

– Don’t starve maintenance projects of funds.
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

Five Fifty: The industry effect

– What’s the single biggest determinant of how your company performs relative to others? The industry you compete in.
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Lessons from an integration: A conversation with Worldpay’s Mark Heimbouch

– The president and COO describes the company’s quest for synergies, scale, and growth in global e-commerce.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Lessons from the front line of corporate nudging

– Executives setting up a behavioral-science unit should start by challenging themselves with six questions.
Executive Briefing - McKinsey Global Institute

Navigating a world of disruption

– Global trends are creating ever-larger winners and losers.
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Three imperatives for winning in Africa: An interview with Coca-Cola’s former president of Africa

– Alexander Cummings discusses the continent’s potential and ways companies can establish a presence there by partnering for... development and building local relevance.
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Digital transformation: The CFO’s role

– With their role sitting at the center of the strategic-planning process and financial disciplines, CFOs are well positioned to... become critical drivers of digital transformation.
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

Five Fifty: Agility at the top

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