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Digital innovation in Asia: What the world can learn

Companies in the region are transforming their digital operations to great effect and building some of the world’s most successful tech giants. In Asia, a few factors make the impact of digital more pronounced ...

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Chinese consumers: Revisiting our predictions

As their incomes rise, Chinese consumers are trading up and going beyond necessities. In 2011, we tried our hand at predicting the ways in which, in the decade to come, Chinese consumers would change their pref...

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Women in the Workplace 2016

In corporate America, women fall behind early and keep losing ground with every step. More than 75 percent of CEOs include gender equality in their top ten business priorities, but gender outcomes across the la...

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New insights for new growth: What it takes to understand your customers today

Companies that know how and when to use the wide array of research tools available today have a big competitive advantage in generating insights that lead to new organic growth. What do Unilever, Philips, Amazo...

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How Social Entrepreneurs can Solve the Talent Problem

Three steps can help The impact of social entrepreneurs — individuals who deploy innovation and market forces to fill social needs — is growing. Bringing light to Africa, mobile banking to Bangladesh, low-cost ...

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Tackling Indonesia’s diabetes challenge: Eight approaches from around the world

Indonesia’s economic and demographic evolution is leading to a dramatic rise in noncommunicable diseases. How big is the problem? What approaches are other countries taking that could inform Indonesia’s respons...

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Learning at the speed of business

What digital means for the next generation of corporate academies. Corporate universities are entering their second century, just as the businesses that rely on them are transforming themselves for the digital ...

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Are you really listening to what your customers are saying?

Too many companies squander the treasure that is customer feedback. The solution is systematically measuring the customer’s voice and integrating it into a culture of continuous feedback. Customer-experience me...

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Economic Conditions Snapshot, March 2016: McKinsey Global Survey results

Executives’ optimism wanes—suggesting concern about where the economy’s heading in 2016—while their company views hold steady. A common worry is slowing growth in China, which many cite as a threat to global gr...

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Urban world: The global consumers to watch

Dramatic demographic shifts are transforming the world’s consumer landscape. Our new research finds just three groups of consumers are set to generate half of global urban consumption growth from 2015 to 2030. ...