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McKinsey’s Seth Goldstrom on enterprise-wide transformations

As McKinsey senior partner Seth Goldstrom notes, it’s no secret that most business transformations don’t deliver on their promises. In fact, our research reveals that only around 30 percent of transformations meet their targets. In this interview, Seth outlines McKinsey’s approach to enterprise-wide transformations—and how companies can flip the odds …

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McKinsey’s Seth Goldstrom on managing incentives during a transformation

As McKinsey’s Seth Goldstrom notes, “managing incentives in the context of a transformation requires a shift in thinking.” To be successful in today’s volatile business landscape—and minimize employee attrition—companies must fine-tune their mix of financial and nonfinancial incentives. In this interview, Seth outlines ways to develop a mix that turns …

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Removing roadblocks: A conversation with McKinsey’s Seth Goldstrom

In this interview, Seth Goldstrom explores how and why a well-functioning transformation office ensures that activities produce real-time results. During complex transformations, companies often get stuck when trying to implement initiatives—but there are steps the transformation office can take to break through delay and indecision. As Seth suggests, a transformation …

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Transformation in uncertain times: McKinsey’s Seth Goldstrom explores how to tackle both the urgent and the important

In a world where everything seems simultaneously urgent and important, today’s CEOs face a unique challenge when it comes to setting priorities. As McKinsey’s Seth Goldstrom notes, of course leaders can begin the journey by choosing priorities—but “to sustainably transform an organization’s trajectory, leaders will need to efficiently implement improvements …

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