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The new CFO mandate: Prioritize, transform, repeat

– Amid a raft of new duties for CFOs, our survey suggests that finance leaders are well positioned to lead the C-suite agenda by championing transformations, digitization, and capability building.
Discussion Paper - Global Institute

Testing the resilience of Europe’s inclusive growth model

– The combination of six global megatrends is increasing the stress on Europe’s inclusive growth and the EU social contract.
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Catalyzing the growth of the impact economy

– A mature impact economy would help power economic growth while solving global social and environmental challenges. Here’s... what it will take to accelerate the impact economy’s development.
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The product management talent dilemma

– Despite product managers’ central roles in software organizations, they are often neglected from a talent-management perspective.... Four levers can address this industry-wide challenge.

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Learning from digital threats

– Incumbent companies are finding they have strong hands to play as competition intensifies.
Interview - Quarterly

Building a tech-enabled ecosystem: An interview with Ping An’s Jessica Tan

– A culture of innovation and failing fast drives the Chinese financial conglomerate’s expansion beyond traditional sector... boundaries and its early adoption of emerging technologies.
Book Excerpt - Quarterly

Africa’s overlooked business revolution

– Global business leaders who misunderstand Africa run the risk of missing out on one of the 21st century’s great growth opportunities.
Podcast - Quarterly

How to win in Africa

– The right strategy can unlock strong, profitable growth, explain the authors of Africa’s Business Revolution.

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Discussion Paper - Global Institute

Applying artificial intelligence for social good

– AI is not a silver bullet, but it could help tackle some of the world’s most challenging social problems.
Discussion Paper - Global Institute

‘Superstars’: The dynamics of firms, sectors, and cities leading the global economy

– Is there a superstar effect? Global Institute research uncovers the dynamics of superstar firms, sectors, and cities... in the global economy.
Executive Briefing - Global Institute

The promise and challenge of the age of artificial intelligence

– AI promises considerable economic benefits, even as it disrupts the world of work. These three priorities will help achieve... good outcomes.
Report - Global Institute

Outperformers: High-growth emerging economies and the companies that propel them

– Some emerging economies have grown much faster and more consistently than others. Underlying these success stories is a pro-growth... policy agenda and the standout role of large companies.

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