Five myths about the Chinese economy
Predictions of deepening economic woes are plentiful. Here are five arguments against the pessimism.
Four fundamentals of workplace automation
As the automation of physical and knowledge work advances, many jobs will be redefined rather than eliminated—at least in the short term.
How China country heads are coping
As multinational companies face stronger headwinds, how are local leaders dealing with the situation, and what would help them move faster?
Gauging the strength of Chinese innovation
China does well in customer- and manufacturing-oriented innovation, though not in the more advanced varieties. But the country will need them to sustain growth.
Taking the measure of the networked enterprise
New research shows that power users reap the greatest benefits from social technologies.
Gender equality: Taking stock of where we are
Why are women still underrepresented at every level of today’s corporations?
How should you tap into Silicon Valley?
Not by sticking a toe in the water. Get your management team aligned and then commit.
More from less: Making resources more productive
For industrial manufacturers, resources remain a huge financial and managerial cost. A change in perspective can lead to real breakthroughs in reducing resource consumption.
An executive’s guide to the Internet of Things
The rate of adoption is accelerating. Here are six things you need to know.
Disrupting beliefs: A new approach to business-model innovation
In a disruptive age, established business models are under attack. Here’s how incumbent companies can reframe them.
How to separate learning myths from reality
Misconceptions about the brain are embedded in corporate training programs and could be sabotaging their effectiveness.
Peering into energy’s crystal ball
McKinsey’s predictions were broadly on target in 2007. Here’s how things could turn out during the next eight years.