McKinsey & Company Monthly Highlights | December 2013


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McKinsey & Company Monthly Highlights | December 2013

  1. 1. Monthly Highlights | December 2013 Editors’ choice Reimagining India A rising economy and burgeoning middle class have made India one of the world’s foremost emerging markets. But what is the country’s true potential and how can it be fulfilled? Don’t miss the essays from the recent book Reimagining India: Unlocking the Potential of Asia’s Next Superpower, edited by McKinsey, as well as videos with some of its contributors. The rediscovery of India Is diversity an excuse for disunity? CNN’s Fareed Zakaria says that the country will fulfill its potential only if its people actively embrace their collective ambitions. more Thinking outside the bottle Even the world’s biggest brands can struggle to succeed in India. Coca-Cola chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent urges global companies to accept the market as it is, not as they wish it to be. more A conversation with Yasheng Huang In this video interview, the MIT Sloan School of Management professor discusses the dangers of India’s reliance on the IT sector for economic growth. more A conversation with Eric Schmidt Can India leapfrog much of the technology we’ve taken for granted over the past few decades? In this video interview, Google’s executive chairman is cautiously optimistic. more For more in this series, including additional postings as they go live, visit our Reimagining India collection. This month’s highlights
  2. 2. An interview with Ford’s Alan Mulally When Mulally took the wheel at Ford, in 2006, the automaker was losing billions of dollars. Here he reflects on his leadership style and turnaround work. Read more interviews with global leaders in our Leading in the 21st century series. more Bill George on rethinking capitalism In this video interview, the Harvard Business School professor and former Medtronic CEO says an obsession with short-term performance is hurting investors, companies, executives, and consumers. more Building the social enterprise By following a few simple principles, leaders can use social technologies to engage employees and transform organizations. more Mobilizing your C-suite for big-data analytics Leadership-capacity constraints undermine the efforts of many companies. New management structures, roles, and divisions of labor can be part of the answer. more How good is your cyberincident-response plan? Organizations should assume that successful cyberattacks will occur—and develop effective plans to mitigate their impact. more Building a better income statement If neither companies nor investors find GAAP reported earnings useful, it’s clearly time for a new approach. [includes audio] more New from the McKinsey Global Institute Lions go digital: The Internet’s transformative potential in Africa QE and ultra-low interest rates: Distributional effects and risks[includes audio] Reverse the curse: Maximizing the potential of resource-driven economies[includes audio] Also of interest
  3. 3. Organizing for change through social technologies: McKinsey Global Survey results Unearthing the sources of value hiding in your corporate portfolio[includes audio] Organizing the government-affairs function for impact Can e-trading revitalize corporate bonds? McKinsey Quarterly 2013 Number 4 In the past month, McKinsey clients have been reading our most recent issue: Strategy to beat the odds. Enjoy these collected insights by downloading a PDF or visiting the online newsstand Zinio to read the full issue on your computer or mobile device. McKinsey Classics Service ops go lean During the past century, innovative companies increased both factory output and product quality. Read how McKinsey has played a leading role in efforts to make similar improvements in service processes. more Have you tried the McKinsey Insights app for iPad? Get our latest thinking wherever you are. Install the McKinsey Insights app for iPad. Copyright © 2013 | McKinsey & Company, 55 East 52nd Street, New York, New York 10055