Supply Chain 4.0 in consumer goods
In Supply Chain 4.0, supply-chain management applies Industry 4.0 innovations—the Internet of Things, advanced robotics, analytics, and big data—to jump-start performance, and customer satisfaction.
How functional leaders become CEOs
Limited operational experience is not necessarily a barrier to the top job. Here’s what CFOs and others must do to jump to the next level.
A deal-making strategy for new CEOs
New CEOs typically raise the tempo of transactions at first, then the pace slows down. Is that costly?
Building efficient IT organizations: Insights from our benchmarks
A focus on five high-level capabilities may help IT organizations reduce costs, improve productivity, and successfully pursue digital innovation.
What makes a CEO ‘exceptional’?
We assessed the early moves of CEOs with outstanding track records; some valuable lessons for leadership transitions emerged.
Invest, Create, Perform: Mastering the three dimensions of growth in the digital age
Growth winners think about growth in new ways and pursue it across multiple dimensions.
How to accelerate gender diversity on boards
Slow progress in adding more women to boards has dominated the conversation. But tips from standout companies are more likely to inspire others to take firmer action.
The people power of transformations
A new survey suggests that for their transformations to succeed, organizations need employee buy-in at all levels, consistent communication, and better people strategies.
Who should pay for support functions?
Traditional allocation of support-function costs isn’t working well, executives say. They need a better way to foster value-conscious decisions without creating too much complexity.
Tailoring your integration approach to specific deals
Every merger or acquisition is different, yet many companies stick to the same integration playbook. Here’s how to tailor your approach.
Measuring B2B’s digital gap
B2B companies fall short of their B2C counterparts in key areas of our Digital Quotient assessment.
Harnessing automation for a future that works
Automation is happening, and it will bring substantial benefits to businesses and economies worldwide, but it won’t arrive overnight. A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds realizing...
Reinventing the workplace for greater gender diversity
Three efforts could kick-start progress to get more women in leadership positions.