Rank #1: Who wins in a 5G world?
Next-generation mobile networks promise lower latency and higher speeds. Whether telcos can capture the value is less clear.
Rank #2: The power of design-thinking
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.
Rank #3: The art and science of well-being at work
Leaders of high-intensity, high-performing organizations are beginning to recognize the important effects of mindfulness, exercise, and sleep on the body—and the brain.
Rank #4: How advanced analytics can drive productivity
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.
Rank #5: How incumbents become digital disruptors
Established companies are often late to spot mortal threats to their business model. Here’s how they should respond when industry disruption strikes.
Rank #6: Going from fragile to agile
Why do companies need to be more nimble? McKinsey’s Aaron De Smet and Chris Gagnon explain what’s driving organizational agility, why it matters, and what to do.
Rank #7: How to win in the age of analytics
There’s greater potential in big data. What’s ahead as the field matures?
Rank #8: Income inequality: Why so many households are not advancing
Incomes from wages and capital were flat or fell for two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies between 2005 and 2014—an explosive increase from less than 2 percent in the previous decade.
Rank #9: China's One Belt, One Road: Will it reshape global trade?
One of the biggest stories in Asian business is China’s One Belt, One Road initiative, an economic and diplomatic program that could transform trade.
Rank #10: The future of grocery—in store and online
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.
Rank #11: What’s new—and what’s next—in consumer behavior around the world?
Tracking consumer sentiment can help companies understand the shifting landscape and improve customer experience.
Rank #12: What’s driving the Chinese consumer
Confidence keeps rising among the country’s consumers, despite economic headwinds—but just what they are buying (and where and how) is evolving rapidly. Companies should pay attention.
Rank #13: Leadership beyond the C-suite
Developing leaders at scale starts with a clear perspective on the leadership skills needed to execute strategy across the organization.
Rank #14: Self-driving cars and the future of the auto sector
Autonomous vehicles seem to be inevitable. But what does that mean for car manufacturers, consumers, and safety?
Rank #15: The gender-equality imperative
McKinsey Global Institute director Jonathan Woetzel and MGI senior fellow Anu Madgavkar discuss the economic and ethical reasons why gender equality is a worthy goal.
Rank #16: Let’s talk about sales growth
High-growth companies have differentiated themselves in sales through analytics, big data, and a focus on the changing technology landscape.
Rank #17: How companies become digital leaders
The global digital transformation has only just begun. In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, McKinsey’s Paul Willmott and Jay Scanlan discuss how senior executives can raise the Digital Quotient of their companies.
Rank #18: Facing up to digital disruption: Reinventing the core with bold business strategy
A solid, industry-specific digital strategy and cutting-edge execution can set the stage for increased revenue growth and a better return on investment.
Rank #19: The real-world potential and limitations of artificial intelligence
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.
Rank #20: Disruption, friction, and change: The hallmarks of a true transformation
A company transformation is a holistic, top-priority endeavor that requires aggressive focus from the management team to reach the full potential of a business.