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The McKinsey Podcast, our new flagship podcast series, takes you inside our global firm, and features conversations with experts on issues that matter most in business and management. McKinsey & Company is a management-consulting firm that helps businesses, governments, and not-for-profit organizations realize their most important goals. Topics covered in this series include strategy, technology, leadership, marketing, operations, organization, and the role of business in society.

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The McKinsey Podcast, our new flagship podcast series, takes you inside our global firm, and features conversations with experts on issues that matter most in business and management. McKinsey & Company is a management-consulting firm that helps businesses, governments, and not-for-profit organizations realize their most important goals. Topics covered in this series include strategy, technology, leadership, marketing, operations, organization, and the role of business in society.

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Good way to learn from McKinsey thought leadership

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Good to see these shows on the regular again.

iTunes Ratings

208 Ratings
Average Ratings
107
38
29
18
16

Great insight

By Goranger22 - Apr 23 2016
Read more
Good way to learn from McKinsey thought leadership

Back up again

By GTown3 - Dec 31 2015
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Good to see these shows on the regular again.
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The McKinsey Podcast

Latest release on Feb 21, 2020

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The McKinsey Podcast, our new flagship podcast series, takes you inside our global firm, and features conversations with experts on issues that matter most in business and management. McKinsey & Company is a management-consulting firm that helps businesses, governments, and not-for-profit organizations realize their most important goals. Topics covered in this series include strategy, technology, leadership, marketing, operations, organization, and the role of business in society.

Rank #1: How to win in the age of analytics

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There’s greater potential in big data. What’s ahead as the field matures?
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Jan 09 2017

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Rank #2: The power of design-thinking

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Infusing your organization with a design-driven culture that puts the customer first may not only provide real, measurable results, but also a distinct competitive advantage.
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Mar 07 2016

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Rank #3: How to master the seven-step problem-solving process

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Structured problem solving can be used to address almost any complex challenge in business or public policy.
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Sep 09 2019

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Rank #4: How advanced analytics can drive productivity

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Companies have more data at their disposal than ever before, but are they doing enough with it? Taking full advantage requires tackling legal, regulatory, and talent challenges.
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Aug 15 2016

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Rank #5: The future of grocery—in store and online

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As so much of everyday life moves to the Internet, including grocery shopping, grocers must find profitable ways to revive the in-store experience while enhancing online options.
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Jun 12 2017

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Rank #6: Reorganization rules that work

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Companies should view reorganization as a routine practice essential to remain competitive and keep pace with technological change and disruption.
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Nov 14 2016

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Rank #7: Facing up to digital disruption: Reinventing the core with bold business strategy

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A solid, industry-specific digital strategy and cutting-edge execution can set the stage for increased revenue growth and a better return on investment.
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Mar 27 2017

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Rank #8: Behavioral science in business: Nudging, debiasing, and managing the irrational mind

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Behavioral science has become a hot topic in companies and organizations trying to address the biases that drive day-to-day decisions and actions.
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Feb 23 2018

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Rank #9: The future of Asia

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Asia will account for more than half the global economy by 2040. What opportunities and risks lie ahead as ‘the Asian century’ unfolds?
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Oct 18 2019

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Rank #10: How IT can drive agile development

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A simple idea: update your operating model to be able to build small, self-contained teams that create change quickly and efficiently.
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Oct 31 2016

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Rank #11: Leadership beyond the C-suite

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Developing leaders at scale starts with a clear perspective on the leadership skills needed to execute strategy across the organization.
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Feb 25 2019

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Rank #12: The real-world potential and limitations of artificial intelligence

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Artificial intelligence has the potential to create trillions of dollars of value across the economy—if business leaders work to understand what AI can and cannot do.
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Apr 25 2018

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Rank #13: How to implement and sustain organizational change

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The fundamentals of change implementation are crucial for not only top-level executives but also frontline managers who are involved in the day-to-day work.
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Jul 03 2018

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Rank #14: Self-driving cars and the future of the auto sector

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Autonomous vehicles seem to be inevitable. But what does that mean for car manufacturers, consumers, and safety?
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Aug 22 2016

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Rank #15: CEO transitions: The science of success

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New CEOs are faced with a bewildering array of choices, so it’s crucial for them to take a data-driven look at potentially major moves—and to know when to make them.
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Aug 08 2016

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Rank #16: Agile with a capital 'A': A guide to the principles and pitfalls of agile development

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Understanding the true principles of agile can give companies the ability to work quickly, boost efficiency and product success, and, ultimately, create real, lasting value.
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Feb 09 2018

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Rank #17: What’s stalling progress for women at work?

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Corporate America’s gender-diversity programs are falling short. Companies need to think differently to ignite change.
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Dec 05 2016

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Rank #18: What every leader needs to know about organizational management

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Leaders of organizations should beware chasing the next shiny object and instead focus on practical, time-tested topics that have proved to bring business success.
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Nov 20 2017

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Rank #19: Who wins in a 5G world?

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Next-generation mobile networks promise lower latency and higher speeds. Whether telcos can capture the value is less clear.
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Feb 14 2019

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Rank #20: Microsoft’s next act

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CEO Satya Nadella talks about innovation, disruption, and organizational change.
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Apr 03 2018

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The state of fashion

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Players in the fashion industry remain less than optimistic about the runway ahead. But those that align with the dominant trends – namely, sustainability, digitization, and innovation – are most likely to prevail.
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Feb 21 2020

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Getting the measure of corporate Asia

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Over the last decade, Asia received half of all new investment in the global economy. Despite pockets of excellence, Asian companies have struggled to deliver strong returns on this influx of capital.
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Jan 28 2020

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The future of air travel

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Airlines and passengers alike are flying into a world of flygskam and flying taxis.
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Jan 17 2020

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Gold in an era of drones, deep mines, and de-dollarization

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While the yellow metal does not tarnish or decay, the industry that mines, refines, and fashions gold is far less stable.
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Dec 17 2019

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Where next for business in the Middle East?

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The competitive landscape is shifting across the region as consumer tastes change, new digital champions emerge, and governments deregulate.
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Nov 20 2019

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Getting to scale with artificial intelligence

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Companies adopting AI across the organization are investing as much in people and processes as in technology.
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Oct 31 2019

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The future of Asia

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Asia will account for more than half the global economy by 2040. What opportunities and risks lie ahead as ‘the Asian century’ unfolds?
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Oct 18 2019

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What you need to know about women at work

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Around the world, women participate in paid employment at lower rates and wages than men, and are less likely to be promoted. They also tend to work in different sectors. The implications are everyone’s business.
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Oct 04 2019

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Fit for the future: The common challenges facing health care systems—and how to meet them

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Across the developed world, health systems must adapt to aging populations, changing patient needs, and advances in technology that could both reduce costs and revolutionize clinical care.
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Sep 26 2019

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How to master the seven-step problem-solving process

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Structured problem solving can be used to address almost any complex challenge in business or public policy.
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Sep 09 2019

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How to double the odds that your change program will succeed

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Large-scale organizational change is more likely to stick if executives apply equal discipline and rigor to the “hard” and “soft” elements that matter.
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Aug 21 2019

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Peak energy, peak oil, and the rise of renewables: An executive’s guide to the global energy system

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Global energy demand is headed toward a plateau over the next ten to 20 years, as the world focuses on electrification, energy efficiency, and more service-driven economic growth.
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Aug 08 2019

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How to beat your biases and make better investment decisions

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Proven techniques can help address cognitive biases that often trip up even the most experienced executives.
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Jul 31 2019

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Matching talent to value

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The roles that create the most value in your organization may not be at the top. Getting the right people in these critical seats can turbocharge performance.
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Jun 27 2019

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How to unlock marketing-led growth: Data, creativity, and credibility

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Marketing has been on the frontlines of the digital revolution, but the landscape has become much more complicated, requiring a focus on growth, data, and new modes of creativity.
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Jun 04 2019

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Globalization’s next chapter

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Globalization isn’t in retreat, but it has morphed into a very different phenomenon, increasingly powered by trade in services and by intraregional trade.
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May 28 2019

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Getting beyond gridlock in cities

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With more than half the world’s population living in cities, congestion and pollution are worsening. Technology may hold the solution—but only if city governments and companies collaborate.
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May 13 2019

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Why you should apply analytics to your people strategy

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Bringing advanced computing power and analytics capabilities to bear on people decisions in an organization is crucial to driving lasting and effective change.
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Apr 24 2019

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Preparing for and managing through a downturn

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As talk of an impending economic downturn takes hold in the business world, executives can take thoughtful steps to help their companies better weather the storm.
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Apr 16 2019

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The future of manufacturing

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A small number of factories worldwide have successfully combined automation, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things to achieve game-changing productivity gains. How did they do it, and what can we learn?
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Mar 19 2019

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iTunes Ratings

208 Ratings
Average Ratings
107
38
29
18
16

Great insight

By Goranger22 - Apr 23 2016
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Good way to learn from McKinsey thought leadership

Back up again

By GTown3 - Dec 31 2015
Read more
Good to see these shows on the regular again.