The construction productivity imperative
How to build megaprojects better.
Megaprojects: The good, the bad, and the better
Building big infrastructure projects is always risky, but there are ways to improve the odds of a smooth landing.
Getting a better handle on currency risk
When exchange rates are volatile, companies rush to stem potential losses. What risks should they hedge—and how?
Repelling the cyberattackers
Organizations must build digital resilience to protect their most valuable information assets.
Toward a new HR philosophy
HR should empower managers to decide on standards, hire how they choose, and develop company-wide leaders.
Getting beyond bureaucracy in human resources
By becoming more strategic and operating with an edge, corporate HR departments can boost their effectiveness and shed their bureaucratic reputation.
Protecting the enterprise with cybersecure IT architecture
As digitization creates new cyberthreats, businesses should make security an integrated part of their IT infrastructure.
Managing supplier risk in the transportation and infrastructure industry
Introducing systematic risk-management tools, particularly in the supplier-selection process, could help mitigate problems associated with the industry.
Why senior leaders are the front line against cyberattacks
All companies are aware of the growing risk of cyberattacks, yet few are taking the steps necessary to protect critical information. The key? Senior managers need to lead.
The rising strategic risks of cyberattacks
Research by McKinsey and the World Economic Forum points to a widening range of technology vulnerabilities and potentially huge losses in value tied to innovation.
Risk and responsibility in a hyperconnected world: Implications for enterprises
For the world’s economy to get full value from technological innovation, it must have a robust, coordinated approach to cybersecurity. A new report from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey &...
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Managing when vendor and supplier risk becomes your own
Financial institutions are being held accountable for the actions of their suppliers. A new approach can help to identify and manage sources of third-party risk.
Managing the people side of risk
Companies can create a powerful risk culture without turning the organization upside down.
Protecting information in the cloud
IT and business executives need to apply a risk-management approach that balances economic value against risks.
Overcoming a bias against risk
Risk-averse midlevel managers making routine investment decisions can shift an entire company’s risk profile. An organization-wide stance toward risk can help.
Playing war games to prepare for a cyberattack
A poor response can be far more damaging than the attack itself.