McKinsey & Company’s Top Ten Articles in 2014

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McKinsey & Company has just announced the ten articles that were most popular with mckinsey.com readers in 2014. Bob''s blog entries Change leader [comma] change thyself McKinsey & Company''s Top Ten Articles in 2014 McKinsey Quarterly Strategic principles for competing in the digital age Why leadership-development programs fail

The Most Popular McKinsey Quarterly Articles: Second Quarter (2014)

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The McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Articles (2011)

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The McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Articles (2011) Here is the “Top Ten Newsletter: Fourth Quarter 2011″ that enables you to read all of the most popular articles featured in The McKinsey Quarterly in 2011. I am deeply grateful to its publisher, McKinsey & Company, for its exceptional generosity year after year as it continues to [.]. McKinsey & Company The McKinsey Quarterly The McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Articles (2011) We’re all marketers now

From McKinsey & Company: Key initiatives to build digital enterprises

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The results of another McKinsey Global Survey indicate that — according to Brad Brown, Johnson Sikes, and Paul Willmott — CEOs and other senior executives are increasingly engaged as their companies step up efforts to build digital enterprises. To read the complete report, check out other resources, and learn more about McKinsey & Company, please […].

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The McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Articles for Third Quarter, 2011

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Once again and to its great credit, The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey and Company, has created online access the Top Ten articles for third quarter (2011) as selected by its readers. In case you missed them, you can now check them out and join the conversation. Here are brief descriptions [.].

14 CEOs with their Summer Reading Lists – a Chart (from McKinsey)

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McKinsey asked 14 CEOs what they will be reading in coming months. From the… Read More 14 CEOs with their Summer Reading Lists – a Chart (from McKinsey). I’ve created a chart to peruse the list. Note: the #1 book for the summer is The Seventh Sense by Joshua Cooper Ramo, named by three different CEOs. No other book was named twice. It is definitely a book worth reading. Randy's blog entries

What a treat! The “Five Best” of The McKinsey Quarterly’s articles published in 2011

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For more than half a century, The McKinsey Quarterly has shaped and informed the top management agenda. According to the Quarterly‘s readers, these are the five best articles published in 2011. We’re all marketers now Engaging customers today requires commitment from the entire company—and a redefined marketing organization.more Global cities of the future An interactive [.].

The McKinsey Quarterly: Most popular articles (First Quarter, 2011)

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In case you missed them, these articles have been most popular with the McKinsey Quarterly‘s readers in the first quarter of this year. STRATEGY Have you tested your strategy lately? Ten timeless tests can help you kick the tires on your strategy, and kick up the level of strategic dialogue throughout your company. Click [.].

McKinsey conversations with global leaders: Jeroen van der Veer of Shell

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Here is another outstanding interview in the McKinsey Conversations with Global Leaders series. Bob's blog entries former CEO of Royal Dutch Shell Ivo Bozon Jeroen van der Veer McKinsey Conversations with Global Leaders McKinsey’s Amsterdam office The Hague

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Most executives think reform of the US financial-services industry was a necessary step toward stability. Meanwhile, their views on the economy as a whole haven’t changed much since June, though optimism has slipped in the United States and risen in Europe. leadership ceo economic

Creating more value with corporate strategy: McKinsey Global Survey results

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Here is an excerpt from article featured by The McKinsey Quarterly online (January 2011). To read the complete article, check out other resources, obtain subscription information, and sign up for free email alerts, please click here. * * * Few companies create strategies that deliver more value than the sum of their business unit

The McKinsey Quarterly’s Top Ten: Second Quarter 2011

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In case you missed them, see which articles have been most popular with The McKinsey Quarterly‘s readers in the second quarter of this year. Here are the first five. To learn which articles ranked #6-10 and read any/all of the ten articles, please click here. * * * 1. STRATEGY Sparking creativity in teams: [.]. Bob's blog entries 2. STRATEGY: Drawing a new road map for growth 3. ORGANIZATION: Eric Schmidt on business culture [comma] technology [comma] and social issues 5.

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McKinsey conversations with global leaders: David Rubenstein of The Carlyle Group

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Here is another outstanding interview in the McKinsey Conversations with Global Leaders series. To watch the conversation with David Rubenstein in a video interactive, or download a PDF of the transcript, please click here. * * * A founding managing director of The Carlyle Group reflects on the future of the private-equity industry, China’s role

Open data: Unlocking innovation and performance with liquid information

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Here is an excerpt from the executive summary of a report co-authored by James Manyika, Michael Chui, Diana Farrell, Steve Van Kuiken, Peter Groves, and Elizabeth Almasi Doshi for the McKinsey Global Institute. To check out the report and other resources, learn more about the Institute and/or McKinsey & Company, please click here.

The do-or-die questions boards should ask about technology

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article written for The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, in which Paul Willmott explains why Board members should raise nine critical questions when discussing technology strategy with IT and business managers.

Eric Schmidt on “Disruptive technologies”

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McKinsey & Company has just launched a new series of video interview programs with high-tech experts. Later this month the McKinsey Global Institute will publish an assessment of the probable economic impact of disruptive […]. In the first, Eric Schmidt explores the technologies likely to have the greatest disruptive impact on economies, business models, and people.

Going for growth in a go-slow world

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Here is an excerpt from still another outstanding article written by Lowell Bryan, John Horn, and Sven Smit, featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly (September 2011), published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, obtain information about the firm, access other resources, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * [.].

Preparing for a new era of work

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Here is an excerpt from an article featured in The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, in which Susan Lund, James Manyika, and Sree Ramaswamy [.]. Bob's blog entries changing demographics emerging skill shortages global competition James Manyika McKinsey & Company McKinsey Global Institute Preparing for a new era of work Sree Ramaswamy Susan Lund The McKinsey Quarterly

Centered leadership: How talented women thrive

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Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article featured by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. Bob's blog entries Centered leadership: How talented women thrive Joanna Barsh McKinsey & Company Rebecca A. Craske Susie Cranston the McKinsey Leadership Project The McKinsey QuarterlyIt was co-authored by Joanna Barsh, Susie Cranston, and Rebecca A. Craske.

Five routes to more innovative problem solving

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article featured by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, in which Olivier Leclerc and Mihnea Moldoveanu explain how and why tricky problems must be shaped before they can be solved. To start that process, and stimulate novel thinking, leaders should look through multiple lenses. To re3ad [.].

Leading in the 21st century: An interview with Ford’s Alan Mulally

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Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of Alan Mulally by Rik Kirkland for the Insights & Publications practice at McKinsey & Company. Bob''s blog entries a weekly Business Plan Review meeting (BPR) “One Ford” is more than just a catchphrase Insights & Publications practice at McKinsey & Company Leading in the 21st century: An interview with Ford''s Alan Mulally McKinsey Publishing McKinsey Quarterly Rik Kirkland

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 9/30/13)

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Bob''s blog entries "McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Newsletter (Third Quarter 2013)" "Six Lessons for Managing CEO transitions" "The Corner Office" "The luck factor in all human experience" Adam Bryant Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Had His Top Execs Read These Three Books Are you a Diminisher or a Multiplier? I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Out Think: How Innovative Leaders Drive Exceptional Outcomes G.

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Beyond corporate social responsibility: Integrated external engagement

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by John Browne and Robin Nuttall for The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, in which they explain how and why traditional [.]. Obviously, companies must incorporate interaction with stakeholders into decision making at every level of the organization. That’s much easier said than done, however.

Urban world: The shifting global business landscape

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Here is an excerpt from an article co-authored by Richard Dobbs, Jaana Remes, Sven Smit, James Manyika, Jonathan Woetzel, and Yaw Agyenim-Boateng, featured online by McKinsey & Company. Emerging markets are changing where and how the world does business. For the last three decades, they have been a source of low-cost but increasingly skilled labor. […].

Chip Heath and Olivier Sibony on “Making great decisions”

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Here is an excerpt from the transcript of a conversation featured by The McKinsey Quarterly during which Stanford’s Chip Heath and McKinsey’s Olivier Sibony discuss new research, fresh frameworks, and practical tools for decision makers. To read the complete transcript, check out other resources, learn more about McKinsey & Company, and register for Quarterly email [.].

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 5/13/13)

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How women can contribute more to the US economy

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Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article featured by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. Bob's blog entries Joanna Barsh Lareina Yee McKinsey & Company The McKinsey Quarterly Unlocking the full potential of women in the US economyIt was co-authored by Joanna Barsh and Lareina Yee.

Organizational health: The ultimate competitive advantage

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Here is a brief excerpt from another outstanding article from The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, in which co-authors Scott Keller and Colin Price explain why organizations must build the capacity to learn and keep changing over time to sustain high performance, To read the complete article, check out other resources, register to […].

Tilting the global balance: An interview with the CEO of Solvay

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Here is a brief excerpt from Hervé de Barbeyrac and Ruben Verhoeven’s interview of Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, CEO of Solvay, for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about McKinsey […]. A Belgian company, Solvay is reshaping its portfolio to focus harder on fast-growing markets.

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Do you have the right leaders for your growth strategies?

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Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article featured online by McKinsey & Company’s Quarterly magazine, co-authored by Katharina Herrmann, Asmus Komm, and Sven Smit. It takes a mix of leaders and talent to pursue a variety of growth strategies simultaneously. Few executives can do it all. To read the complete article, check out other [.].

Changing companies’ minds about women

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Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article featured by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, in which Joanna Barsh and Lareina Yee explain how and why leaders who are serious about getting more women into senior management need a hard-edged approach to overcome the invisible barriers holding them back.

Six social-media skills every leader needs

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by Roland Deiser and Sylvain Newton for The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, in which they explain how and why organizational social-media literacy is fast becoming a source of competitive advantage.

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Finding your digital sweet spot

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by ‘Tunde Olanrewaju and Paul Willmott for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. In it, they discuss the potential impact of digital technology varies widely by industry, but most enterprise leaders share an important challenge: how to get beyond the small share of the […].

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 9/23/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Feed the Startup Beast: A 7-Step Guide to Big, Hairy, Outrageous Sales Growth Drew Williams and Jonathan Verney What Happened to Goldman Sachs: An Insider’s Story of Organizational Drift and Its Unintended Consequences Steven G. Mandis […].

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How strategists lead

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It is featured by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. Montgomery HarperBusiness Harvard Business School How strategists lead McKinsey & Company Nobel laureate Ronald Coase The McKinsey Quarterly The Strategist: Be the Leader Your Business Needs the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School the Timken Professor of Business AdministrationHere is an excerpt from an article written by Cynthia A.

Changing companies’ minds about women

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Joanna Barsh and Lareina Yee for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. Bob''s blog entries Changing companies’ minds about women Heather Sumner Joanna Barsh Kinsey & Company Lareina Yee McKinsey Quarterly Pitney Bowes Shell Time Warner

Leading in the 21st century

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Here is an article from The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company and written by Dominic Barton, Andrew Grant, and Michelle Horn, in which six global leaders confront the personal and professional challenges of a new era of uncertainty.