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How residential energy storage could help support the power grid

McKinsey

Household batteries could contribute to making the grid more cost effective, reliable, resilient, and safe—if retail battery providers, utilities, and regulators can resolve delicate commercial, operational, and policy issues. Insights on Electric Power & Natural Gas

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Airline Status Match: A Complete Guide To Status Match Challenge Options

Management Consulted

Disclaimer: The MC Team is passionate about travel, and writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Management Consulted may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. Airline Status Match & Status Match Challenge Options An airline status match … Continue Reading. The post Airline Status Match: A Complete Guide To Status Match Challenge Options appeared first on Management Consulted. consulting travel life as a consultant

The tougher competitors in emerging markets

McKinsey

Companies in developing economies are becoming battle hardened as they vie for growth and plug into advanced technologies. Wealth is piling up in areas of economic vitality. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

Airline Status Match: A Complete Guide To Status Match Challenge Options

Management Consulted

Disclaimer: The MC Team is passionate about travel, and writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Management Consulted may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. Airline Status Match & Status Match Challenge Options An airline status match … Continue Reading. The post Airline Status Match: A Complete Guide To Status Match Challenge Options appeared first on Management Consulted. consulting travel

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

A winning growth formula for dairy

McKinsey

Modest growth forecasts, shifting consumer tastes, and increased competition will force executives to seek new opportunities. Insights on Consumer Packaged Goods

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Case Interview Example – Capacity Change Framework

CaseInterview.com

I've had several requests to provide an example of a case involving the Capacity Change Framework as described in my case interview frameworks article. Before I provide the example and walk through how to solve it, let me start by providing some context.

China’s chemical industry: New strategies for a new era

McKinsey

China looks set to remain the fastest-growing major chemical market, but important changes are under way. To succeed in this next stage of development, players will need to embrace a new set of strategies. Chemicals Insights

How to Be a Rising Star at Google

CaseInterview.com

Several years ago, Google decided to do a “big data” analysis on a very interesting data set. They decided to analyze their human resources database. They wanted to know what kinds of Google new hires end up being promoted and becoming the leaders of the company. The idea was to figure out what’s working, and to use that insight to modify their recruiting and professional development efforts.

How To Get Quality Client Referrals

Henry DeVries

Andy Lopata, author and award-winning speaker, shares four of his best tips for obtaining quality referrals

Why Consulting?

CaseInterview.com

Sometimes, when struggling through yet another case interview practice , candidates might wonder: "Why consulting again?" Indeed, many other job opportunities have straightforward interviewing and hiring processes that don't require hours of practice and coaching. Below is a recap of four key reasons management consulting provides a truly differentiated career opportunity. Generally, as the higher the prestige of a given consulting firm, the greater these benefits. Compensation. Learning.

Research: When Juggling Work and Family, Women Offer More Emotional Support Than Men

Harvard Business

A study looked at how stress affects what we give our spouses and coworkers. Gender Work-life balance Digital Article

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McKinsey Problem Solving Test - Example Question and Correct Answer

CaseInterview.com

One of the skills that's being tested during a case interview is something I call data sufficiency. Basically, you have a bunch of data and the question is do you have ENOUGH data to make a particular conclusion. This is certainly something that is tested during a live, in-person, face-to-face case interview. It is also a skill that is often tested in a variety of formats including written tests before the first in-person case interview question is asked.

What Makes a Successful Startup Team

Harvard Business

It’s not all about experience and industry knowledge. Entrepreneurial management Digital Article

Example Boston Consulting Group Interview Question

CaseInterview.com

I recently received an email from a reader about being rejected by Boston Consulting Group and how he could have better answered the case interview question he was given to help him practice for his next interview with Bain. The case interview question he was given was this: A trucking company in China had GM as their main client and had heard rumors that the contract wasn't going to be renewed, the trucking company wanted to know whether to do anything about this.

How big is your unfillable hole?

Seth Godin Blog

It doesn’t really matter, does it? All of your bad habits (and some of your good ones) exist to fill that hole, or to protect it from being seen. And as long as our mission is to fill the hole, and as long as the hole remains unfillable (and after all this time, if it’s not filled yet, good luck with that) it doesn’t really matter how small or trivial or unmentionable the hole is. It still drives us. The first step to living with it is to acknowledge it.

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Benefits and Perks

Harvard Business

Are you taking full advantage of your job’s benefits and perks? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of PwC chief people officer Mike Fenlon. They talk through what to do when you’re deciding between freelancing and a staff position with benefits, you want your company to offer a new perk, or your job makes it hard to use your vacation days. Personnel policies Employee retention Productivity Compensation Audio

Brexit and How Japanese Companies Are Navigating Its Uncertainties

Harvard Business

They’re making defensive moves while waiting to see what happens. Global strategy Policy International business Digital Article

Research: Why Struggling Airlines Spend More on Safety

Harvard Business

A study explored the link between safety and profitability. Risk management Decision making Transportation Digital Article

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