Insights & Publications - Insights & Publications RSS Feeds Insights & Publications - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:27:25 GMT en Copyright (c) & Company. All rights reserved. Reprinted by permission. Sitecore CMS: Sitecore RSS module:, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null How do we create meaningful work in an age of automation? - New workplace trends such as automation, AI, and the gig economy are generating a need for policies that create jobs and work that is more fulfilling. Thu, 15 Feb 2018 22:12:22 GMT Future of Organizations & Work What can history teach us about technology and jobs? - We can learn from past shifts in employment to improve the future of work. Thu, 15 Feb 2018 03:05:22 GMT Future of Organizations & Work More Americans feel financially secure, but they’ve learned new shopping habits - Our latest annual Consumer Sentiment Survey, which now includes 28,000 shoppers in 29 countries, revealed surprising trends with implications for US retailers and consumer-product manufacturers. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 02:44:20 GMT Insights on Consumer Packaged Goods How will automation affect economies around the world? - All countries will feel the impact of automation, but at different speeds and in different ways. In this podcast, Global Institute looks at its likely impact in China, Europe, and India. Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:23:29 GMT Future of Organizations & Work Strategy to beat the odds - If you internalize the real odds of strategy, you can tame its social side and make big moves. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 21:43:24 GMT Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Agile with a capital ‘A’: A guide to the principles and pitfalls of agile development - Understanding the true principles of agile can give companies the ability to work quickly, boosting efficiency and product success, and, ultimately, creating real, lasting value. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 20:57:59 GMT Insights on Organization The rise and rise of private equity - Our annual private markets review showed the market scaling in 2017. The way limited partners and general partners respond to the opportunities that arise will be critical to their success. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 20:21:10 GMT Insights on Private Equity & Principal Investors The changing face of medical-device design - Design can help craft a standout patient experience. Here, three leaders discuss how the discipline is improving medical products and driving innovation. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 02:26:23 GMT Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products Industry 4.0: Reinvigorating ASEAN manufacturing for the future - New digital technologies can help Southeast Asian manufacturers reassert their place in the global landscape. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:03:05 GMT Insights on Operations Air-freight forwarders move forward into a digital future - Digital challengers can’t replace every step in the value chain, at least for now. But they will nonetheless transform it over time. Thu, 08 Feb 2018 22:57:59 GMT Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics Shaking up the leadership model in higher education - Economic pressures, digital disruption, and rising job complexity are prompting universities to seek more “outsider” leaders for their top jobs. Wed, 07 Feb 2018 22:13:00 GMT Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Rethinking car software and electronics architecture - As the car continues its transition from a hardware-driven machine to a software-driven electronics device, the auto industry’s competitive rules are being rewritten. Tue, 06 Feb 2018 13:12:51 GMT Automotive & Assembly Insights Five Fifty: Activists at the gate - How do you know a corporate board is effective? Look to the number of activist investors it attracts. Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:51:51 GMT Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights The false choice between automation and jobs - Automation will give the global economy a much-needed productivity boost, even as it enables us to tackle societal “moonshots” such as curing disease or contributing solutions to the climate change challenge. The catch is that adopting these technologies will disrupt the world of work, write James Manyika and Michael Spence in Harvard Business Review. Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:10:51 GMT MGI in the News Accelerating the diffusion of technology-enabled business practices - New research highlights some of the most important actions available to executives. Mon, 05 Feb 2018 23:08:03 GMT Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Boosting your sales ROI: How digital and analytics can drive new performance and growth - Successful sales leaders use four principles to tailor digital and analytical tools to their companies’ unique needs. Mon, 05 Feb 2018 20:53:43 GMT Marketing & Sales Insights How companies can guard against gender fatigue - Show you are serious about basics such as mentoring and work–life flexibility—then hold yourself accountable. Sat, 03 Feb 2018 01:00:10 GMT Insights on Organization Thinking inside the subscription box: New research on e-commerce consumers - We surveyed thousands of US shoppers to understand subscription e-commerce trends. The findings have implications for start-ups, as well as retailers and consumer brand manufacturers entering the market. Fri, 02 Feb 2018 21:23:09 GMT High Tech Insights Five Fifty: Strategy vs execution - Which matters more—great strategy or great execution? New research finds that strategy wins, especially disruptive strategies that respond powerfully to digitization. Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:56:03 GMT Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights How the implementation of organizational change is evolving - Digital solutions pose new and unique challenges to the implementation of major change efforts. But the capabilities that support better outcomes remain as critical as ever, a new survey shows. Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:32:57 GMT Implementation Insights