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Rethinking infrastructure

How should the world deal with the problem of insufficient or inadequate infrastructure and its threats to health, safety, and economic growth? In this video, global authorities and McKinsey experts share insig...

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Competing in a digital world: Four lessons from the software industry

Software is becoming critical for almost every company’s performance. Executives should ask what they can learn from business models employed by software providers themselves—and consider the implications for t...

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Understanding Asia’s conglomerates

Conglomerates are shaping the competitive landscape in Asia. Would-be rivals must understand them to compete with them. FEBRUARY 2013 • Martin Hirt, Sven Smit, and Wonsik Yoo Conglomerates may be out of favor i...

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Social media as a management tool

Making internal collaboration work: An interview with Don Tapscott The author and strategist describes why effective knowledge management within enterprises requires replacing e-mail with social media. JANUARY ...

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Increasing the ‘meaning quotient’ of work

Through a few simple techniques, executives can boost workplace “MQ” and inspire employees to perform at their peak. JANUARY 2013 • Susie Cranston and Scott Keller Musicians talk about being “in the groove,” sp...

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Making internal collaboration work: An interview with Don Tapscott

The author and strategist describes why effective knowledge management within enterprises requires replacing e-mail with social media. JANUARY 2013 Don Tapscott, an adjunct professor at the University of Toron...

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What’s in store for China in 2013?

The year ahead could be a time of significant change for everything from banks, retailers, and infrastructure projects to pork prices, soccer, and “compulsory” vacation time. JANUARY 2013 • Gordon Orr How might...

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Making time management the organization’s priority

To stop wasting a finite resource, companies should tackle time problems systematically rather than leave them to individuals. JANUARY 2013 • Frankki Bevins and Aaron De Smet When a critical strategic initiativ...

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A greater stink under broken toilets

By Rita Sim | rita.sim@110.4.45.211/~ablecoun/cense 20 December 2012 LOW QUALITY: Preference for cheap labour and tools produces bad workmanship ON a drive up to Penang with some friends recently, we stopped i...

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MANAGEMENT PRACTICE LAGS BEHIND TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Gerry McGovern In many organizations management practice is about twenty years behind the Web. Rarely do I find organizations where senior management is truly engaged with the Web. The Web is still seen as some...