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An organization is much more likely to improve its current performance and underlying health by using a combination of practices rather than any one of them alone, new McKinsey research finds.
Jean-Luc Chéreau discusses the French company's experiences as its hypermarkets spread out from China's biggest cities to the vast hinterland.
Offshoring becomes a powerful tool for business transformation once companies combine labor cost savings with other productivity and revenue-generating levers.
A typical large company can no longer rely solely on its own resources. Creation networks are a promising way to move beyond them.
The finance function eludes any sort of standardized lean approach, but three ideas from the lean-manufacturing world are particularly helpful in eliminating waste and improving efficiency.
A company's ratio of debt to equity should support its business strategy, not help it pursue tax breaks. Here's how to get the balance right.
Services are more difficult to measure and monitor than manufacturing processes, but executives can rein in variance and boost productivity if they implement rigorous metrics.
Companies are vulnerable to misconceptions, biases, and plain old lies. But not hopelessly vulnerable.
Companies have everything to gain from linking them.