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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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124
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32
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19

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
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Good to see these shows on the regular again.
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The McKinsey Podcast

Latest release on Aug 05, 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 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 #2: What makes an organization ‘healthy’?

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Research shows that companies can improve short- and long-term performance by focusing on a small number of carefully selected management practices.
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Mar 06 2019

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Rank #3: 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 #4: 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 #5: 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 #6: 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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Rank #7: Tapping into the business value of design

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Design, whether it’s of products or experiences, is not only about aesthetics but also about specific actions taken to boost revenues and customer engagement.
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Dec 12 2018

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Rank #8: Let’s talk about sales growth

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High-growth companies have differentiated themselves in sales through analytics, big data, and a focus on the changing technology landscape.
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Sep 12 2016

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Rank #9: What’s new—and what’s next—in consumer behavior around the world?

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Tracking consumer sentiment can help companies understand the shifting landscape and improve customer experience.
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Feb 20 2017

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Rank #10: 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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Rank #11: 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 #12: Blockchain explained: What it is and isn’t, and why it matters

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Understanding how blockchain creates business value is essential for companies to identify the right use cases and move beyond small pilots to widespread adoption.
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Sep 21 2018

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Rank #13: 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 #14: Why the customer experience matters

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Truly understanding customer needs may not only help companies not only improve the buying experience, but also their bottom line.
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May 02 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: Straight talk about employee evaluation and performance management

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Managing employee performance successfully requires real support for managers and a process that is recognized as fair.
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Oct 25 2018

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Rank #17: 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 #18: 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 #19: 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 #20: 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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Building a business within a business

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Business building is vital to a company’s longevity. To do it successfully, an organization needs the strengths of an incumbent and the agility of a start-up.
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Aug 05 2020

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Meet Generation Z

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The newest consumer generations—Gen Z and the millennials—are challenging traditional retail models.
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Aug 03 2020

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The mass personalization of change: Large-scale impact, one individual at a time

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Here’s how technology, data, and human insight are transforming the way we enact change. Fast.
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Jun 24 2020

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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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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

26mins

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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

33mins

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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.
Read more >
Listen to the podcast (duration: 25:53) >  

Sep 09 2019

25mins

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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.
Read more >
Listen to the podcast (duration: 33:57) >  

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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How talent management can create value

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In this episode of the McKinsey podcast, we look at the value of talent management and how businesses can fill critical roles to drive results.
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Jun 27 2019

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Unlocking growth with data-driven marketing and creativity

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In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, we look at how CMOs can combine data-driven marketing solutions with creativity and business leadership to drive growth.
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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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Technology & Traffic Congestion Solutions

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In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, we look at how many cities are using new technology to develop innovative traffic congestion solutions.
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May 13 2019

29mins

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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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Listen to the podcast (duration: 36:24) >  

Apr 24 2019

36mins

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234 Ratings
Average Ratings
124
39
32
20
19

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.