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How to Make Sure Your Next Product or Service Launch Drives Growth
Fifty percent of launches don’t hit their targets. Launch champions follow these four rules.
Authors: Alessandro Buffoni, Alex Krieg, Alice de Angelis, Volker Grüntges | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subjects: Innovation, Management
Women in the Workplace 2017
More companies are committing to gender equality. But progress will remain slow unless we confront blind spots on diversity—particularly regarding women of color, and employee perceptions of the status quo.
Authors: Alexis Krivkovich, Irina Starikova, Kelsey Robinson, Lareina Yee, Rachel Valentino | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subject: Women in Business
To Make a Transformation Succeed, Invest in Capability Building
Companies can vastly raise the odds of success if they take the time to build the needed capabilities.
Authors: Amy Radermacher, Cinzia Lacopeta, Elena Dumitrescu, Erhard Feige | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subject: Training & Development
Women Matter: Ten Years of Insights on Gender Diversity
A decade into our research, we highlight key findings—and invite 16 global leaders to look at how to increase gender diversity in corporations and imagine the inclusive company of the future.
Authors: Alix de Zelicourt, Cecile Kossoff, Eric Labaye, Georges Desvaux, Sandra Sancier-Sultan, Sandrine Devillard | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subject: Women in Business
Performance Management: Why Keeping Score Is So Important, and So Hard
The elements of a good performance-management system are simple, but integrating them into a business’s fundamental operating system is more difficult than it seems.
Authors: Frédéric Gascon, John Douglas, Raffaele Carpi | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subjects: Management, Operations
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A Model for Case Analysis and Problem Solving
An article by Professor Edward G. Wertheim, College of Business Administration, Northeastern UniversityTable of Contents: I. Why We Use the Case Approach II. Your Responsibilities III. The Six Steps for Problem Analysis 1. Comprehend the Case Situation: Data Collection, identify relevant facts 2. Defining the Problem 3. Identify the causes of the problem … [ Read more ]
Author: Edward G. Wertheim | Source: Northeastern University | Subjects: Case Related, MBA Related
Michael Porter's Big Ideas
The world's most famous business-school professor is fed up with CEOs who claim that the world changes too fast for their companies to have a long-term strategy. If you want to make a difference as a leader, you've got to make time for strategy.
Author: Keith H. Hammonds | Source: Fast Company | Subject: Strategy
Profitably Parting Ways: Getting More Value from Divestitures
Companies often struggle to capture the full value of a separation. Here’s how to do better.
Authors: David Fubini, Kim Thomas, Michael Park | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subject: Mergers & Acquisitions
Decision Quality: Improving Value from Capital Allocation
Without well-developed decision systems and processes to address the complexities of capital allocation, organizations often resort to long, drawn-out debates; politicking and gaming the system; the gut instincts of a brave executive and staff; or deferring to quantitative analysis alone. With large amounts at stake, the opportunities for improved decision quality can be considerable.
Authors: Charles Alsdorf, Elayne Ko, Igor Heinzer | Source: Deloitte Review | Subject: Management
Winning with an IT M&A Playbook
What brings repeated success in mergers and acquisitions? What ensures that IT does not cause a deal to falter? A playbook that makes IT integration faster, better, and future-proof.
Authors: Charles Hughes, Farhan Mirza, Shubradeep Ghosh | Source: A.T. Kearney | Subjects: IT / Technology / E-Business, Mergers & Acquisitions