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

  • Achieving a digital state of mind

    Achieving a digital state of mind

    09/02/2016 Duration: 26min

    Digital isn't merely an add-on. It's a way to think differently about business models, customer journeys, and organizational agility. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 26:29) >  

  • A hands-on approach to youth unemployment

    A hands-on approach to youth unemployment

    26/01/2016 Duration: 25min

    The key to combating high youth unemployment globally is forging stronger connections among employers, education providers, and youth themselves to build skills that lead to entry-level jobs in growth sectors, say McKinsey’s Mona Mourshed and Maria Novales-Flamarique. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 25:14) >  

  • How companies become digital leaders

    How companies become digital leaders

    12/01/2016 Duration: 21min

    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. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 21:06) >  

  • Going from fragile to agile

    Going from fragile to agile

    15/12/2015

    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. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 30:31) >  

  • Resisting managing for the short term

    Resisting managing for the short term

    08/12/2015

    Tim Koller and Marc Goedhart, two of the coauthors of Valuation, McKinsey’s handbook on corporate valuation (now in its sixth edition), explain why focusing on current shareholders isn’t really a requirement of good business. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 32:24) >  

  • Protecting against cyberattackers

    Protecting against cyberattackers

    01/12/2015

    McKinsey principal James Kaplan reveals how senior leaders can better protect sensitive corporate and consumer information. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 12:39) >  

  • The gender-equality imperative

    The gender-equality imperative

    24/11/2015

    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. Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 27:27) >  

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