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McKinsey Researches How to Make Great Cities

McKinsey Researches How to Make Great Cities

As you can see in this video, the business consultancy McKinsey has been investigating what makes great cities great.  The ultimate business consultants aren’t turning into land-use planners, but have come to believe that cities are and will be major drivers of economic competitiveness for the societies in which they are located: What makes a […]

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Crowdsourcing Strategy

Crowdsourcing Strategy

The McKinsey Quarterly has a piece on organizations that have used wikis and other crowdsourcing technology to create open strategic planning processes (registration required).  As the article points out, this approach sometimes requires a change in the nature of leadership roles: Taking these principles to their logical conclusion suggests a shift in the strategic-leadership role […]

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Will India be the Next Manufacturing Powerhouse?

Will India be the Next Manufacturing Powerhouse?

That is the question explored in the latest McKinsey Quarterly: To be sure, global economic growth is poised to create opportunities for low-cost manufacturers everywhere: by 2015 the market for manufactured goods from low-cost countries will more than double, to nearly $8 trillion a year. China will probably capture much of the growth. Still, we […]

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