The Mckinsey Podcast

Synopsis

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.

Episodes

  • 		The future of advanced manufacturing

    The future of advanced manufacturing

    19/03/2019 Duration: 28min

    In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, we look at how advanced manufacturing technology, such as AI and automation, is reshaping our factories. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 28:00) >  

  • 		What makes an organization ‘healthy’?

    What makes an organization ‘healthy’?

    06/03/2019 Duration: 26min

    Research shows that companies can improve short- and long-term performance by focusing on a small number of carefully selected management practices. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 26:59) >  

  • 		What is Leadership: Moving Beyond C-Suite

    What is Leadership: Moving Beyond C-Suite

    25/02/2019 Duration: 30min

    In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast we answer the age old question: what is leadership? And how can companies help leaders to grow across the organization. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 30:57) >  

  • 		5G Winners and Losers

    5G Winners and Losers

    14/02/2019 Duration: 34min

    In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, we discuss the biggest 5G winners and losers as this emerging technology takes shape. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 34:13) >  

  • 		AI Ethics in todays world

    AI Ethics in today's world

    29/01/2019 Duration: 37min

    In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, we discuss the new field of AI ethics and how companies and governments can ethically deploy artificial intelligence. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 37:06) >  

  • 		Defense of the cyberrealm: How organizations can thwart cyberattacks

    Defense of the cyberrealm: How organizations can thwart cyberattacks

    17/01/2019 Duration: 32min

    Governments and companies have much work to do to protect people, institutions, and even entire cities and countries from potentially devastating large-scale cyberattacks. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 32:53) >  

  • 		Tapping into the business value of design

    Tapping into the business value of design

    12/12/2018 Duration: 21min

    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. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 21:01) >  

  • 		How to win in Africa

    How to win in Africa

    19/11/2018 Duration: 31min

    The right strategy can unlock strong, profitable growth, explain the authors of Africa’s Business Revolution. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 31:42) >  

  • 		In pursuit of prosperity

    In pursuit of prosperity

    16/11/2018 Duration: 27min

    Why do some emerging economies grow rapidly while others languish? New research highlights the role of public policy, effective government, and globally competitive companies. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 27:58) >  

  • 		Straight talk about employee evaluation and performance management

    Straight talk about employee evaluation and performance management

    25/10/2018 Duration: 33min

    Managing employee performance successfully requires real support for managers and a process that is recognized as fair. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 33:10) >  

  • 		Start Up amp Scale Up With Box CEO Aaron Levie

    Start Up & Scale Up With Box CEO Aaron Levie

    04/10/2018 Duration: 33min

    In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, we sit down with Box CEO Aaron Levie and discuss the how to successfully start up and scale up a technology company. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 33:01) >  

  • 		Blockchain explained: What it is and isn’t, and why it matters

    Blockchain explained: What it is and isn’t, and why it matters

    21/09/2018 Duration: 34min

    Understanding how blockchain creates business value is essential for companies to identify the right use cases and move beyond small pilots to widespread adoption. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 34:48) >  

  • 		How secure is the global financial system, a decade after the crisis?

    How secure is the global financial system, a decade after the crisis?

    29/08/2018 Duration: 27min

    Great strides have been made since 2008 to prevent a recurrence of the financial crisis and recession that followed. Yet there is more debt than ever in the global financial system. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 27:30) >  

  • 		Private equity rolls on: How investors and managers are responding to scale

    Private equity rolls on: How investors and managers are responding to scale

    24/08/2018 Duration: 21min

    The industry has taken a breather in 2018 as firms and their clients adapt to a new, more competitive normal. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 21:39) >  

  • 		Zero-based budgeting revisited: Why this time is different

    Zero-based budgeting revisited: Why this time is different

    08/08/2018 Duration: 26min

    This budgeting concept allows senior-leadership teams to put their money where their strategy is, aligning resources with business priorities and setting the example from the top. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 26:39) >  

  • 		Data privacy: What every manager needs to know

    Data privacy: What every manager needs to know

    31/07/2018 Duration: 25min

    As companies begin to follow the principles of GDPR, the European Union directive on data protection, they must better understand what personal information really is and how to properly manage it. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 25:20) >  

  • 		How to implement and sustain organizational change

    How to implement and sustain organizational change

    03/07/2018 Duration: 24min

    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. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 24:26) >  

  • 		Leading for the long term

    Leading for the long term

    11/06/2018 Duration: 33min

    Successful CEOs combine winning strategies with compelling stories and constructive engagement with shareholders. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 33:16) >  

  • 		Putting talent at the top of the CEO agenda

    Putting talent at the top of the CEO agenda

    09/05/2018 Duration: 26min

    Executives serious about delivering value need to spend more time identifying their organizations’ top performers and most critical roles. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 26:58) >  

  • 		The real-world potential and limitations of artificial intelligence

    The real-world potential and limitations of artificial intelligence

    25/04/2018 Duration: 28min

    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. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 28:30) >  

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