CMO Dilemma: How to Talk to Your CFO as Cost Cuts Loom
April 7th, 2020
With a Covid-19 recession approaching, CFOs will seek budget reductions. Here’s how chief marketing officers can reframe the conversation to protect growth and innovation.
Wanted: 3,732 Women to Govern Corporate America
March 21st, 2019
A new California law requires most companies in the state to have at least one woman on their boards of directors by the end of this year. By the end of 2021, they’ll need three.
What Makes a CEO Exceptional?
April 18th, 2017
We assessed the early moves of CEOs with outstanding track records; some valuable lessons for leadership transitions emerged. New CEOs face enormous challenges as they start assembling a management team and setting a strategic direction in today’s
Board Evaluations and Board Dynamics
March 16th, 2017
The New York Stock Exchange requires that the boards of all publicly traded corporations “conduct a self-evaluation at least annually to determine whether it and its committees are functioning effectively. The purpose of this exercise is to ensure
The Internet of Things
Mapping the value beyond the hype
June 1st, 2015
The Internet of Things—digitizing the physical world—has received enormous attention. In this research, the McKinsey Global Institute set out to look beyond the hype to understand exactly how IoT technology can create real economic value. Our central