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The McKinsey Mind

Understanding and Implementing the Problem-Solving Tools and Management Techniques of the World"s Top Strategic Consulting Firm

by Ethan M. Rasiel

  • 389 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business strategy,
  • Management & management techniques,
  • Industrial management,
  • Management,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • McKinsey and Company,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Management - General,
  • Leadership,
  • Corporate & Business History - Strategies,
  • Business & Economics / Consulting,
  • Business consultants

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9253514M
    ISBN 100071374299
    ISBN 109780071374293

    Gathering the data Pay particular attention to outliers esp. Now, the follow-up implementation manual, "The McKinsey Mind,"" "reveals the hands-on secrets behind the powerhouse" "firm's success--and discusses how executives from any field or industry can The McKinsey Mind book those tactics to be more proactive and successful in their day-to-day decision-making. It's easier for people to take, so ultimately there's a market-driven push to develop the once-a-day dosage. His clients included major companies in finance, telecommunications, computing, and consumer goods sectors. But the book's practical, down-to-earth advice is not just for consultants. Even some of the most highly regarded companies in American business don't always stress structured problem solving, as Bill Ross learned when he joined the Transportation Division of General Electric: GE people move quickly when new situations arise.

    How should you use this weapon? The greatest presentation is worth nothing if the organization rejects your recommendations or fails to implement them. In another example The McKinsey Mind book GlaxoSmithKline, a linear, deductive thought process got in the way of sound decision making: We have a project leader who wants to switch his drug from its current twice-a-day formulation to a once-a-day formulation. Immensely valuable in today's crisis-a-minute workplace, it discusses: Techniques for framing problems and designing analyses Methods for interpreting results and presenting solutions Keys for managing teams, managing clients, and managing yourself The ability to think in a rigorous, structured manner--a McKinsey manner--is not a birthright. The benefits of structure transfer readily beyond the confines of the Firm, as our alumni have shown.

    He used these same techniques with great success on problems such as unemployment in the European Union, reform of the Italian electoral system, and the evaluation of the economic impact of programs funded by the European Commission. They alert us when OverDrive services are not working as expected. Large, cash-rich corporations might seem the ideal place to apply McKinsey techniques. Every client is unique.


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To this end, pre-wire everything by walking the relevant decision makers through your findings in advance, so there are no surprises. Most of us are not blessed from birth with the ability to think in a rigorous, structured manner; we have to learn how.

Here's what the ratings mean: 5 —Solid. To maintain clients, keep them involved in the process and get their buy-in.

For example, making strategic decisions requires understanding the capabilities of your organization and how to utilize those capabilities to maximize performance.

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Without these cookies, we can't provide services to you. Instant access to over 20, book summaries Email:. You want an overview of how McKinsey approaches business problems so that you could potentially The McKinsey Mind book their methods to your own business.

Owners, executives, consultants, and team leaders can look to this comprehensive treatment for ways to: follow McKinsey's MECE mutually exclusive, collectively exhaustive line of attack; frame business problems to make them susceptible to rigorous fact-based analysis; use the same fact-based analysis in conjunction with gut instinct to make strategic decisions; conduct meaningful interviews and effectively summarize the content of those interviews; analyze the data to find out the 'so what'; clearly communicate fact-based solutions to all pertinent decision makers; and, capture and manage the knowledge in any organization to maximize its value.

As alluded to earlier, it The McKinsey Mind book also important to consult your co-workers, rather than have to The McKinsey Mind book the wheel. Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address.

Once an organization has identified a need, the problem-solving process used is fact-based and The McKinsey Mind book. Of course, this depended on understanding how good we were. Required Cookies The McKinsey Mind book cookies allow you to explore OverDrive services and use our core features.

What we say here about books applies to all formats we cover. Instead, probe with a few sharp questions. That's what Jim Bennett did during his tenure as chairman of retail banking at Key Corp. For instance, Francesco Grillo, formerly with McKinsey's Rome office, is now a public-sector consultant and policy adviser to the Italian government.

It has consulted with over 1, clients, including of the largest companies in the world, and many state and federal agencies in the United States.

Once the interview commences, use active listening and guide the interviewee to stay on track. Your organization may have its own frameworks, and you should take advantage of them if possible. To do so, use a structured framework that will generate fact-based hypotheses. What might surprise you, however, is how effective these same techniques can be in the short-of-cash, short-of-time, short-of-people environment of a New Economy start-up, as Omowale Crenshaw discovered at Africa.

Use a structured series of steps that present your idea clearly. Finally, they seek relevant best practices to glean insights from a competitor or top-performing organization.

When they saw those, it triggered light bulbs in their heads. Keep any charts simple — communicate a maximum of one message per chart. He is currently pursuing his Ph. Our rating helps you sort the titles on your reading list from adequate 5 to brilliant Paul N.

All tasks related to implementation must be completed in a timely manner, and the organization must develop an iteration process that leads to continual improvement. In that case, use your analysis of the facts to guide you to a solution.

Another feature of McKinsey that can benefit other organizations is their "free-flow of information" philosophy that is nurtured through a lateral hiearchy.

McKinsey succeeds almost as well as shielding its revolutionary methods from competitors' scrutiny. They alert us when OverDrive services are not working as expected.McKinsey & Company is an American worldwide management consulting firm. McKinsey has published the McKinsey Quarterly sincefunds the McKinsey Global Institute research organization, publishes reports on management topics, and has authored influential books on management.

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The McKinsey Engagement is an action guide to realizing the consistently high level of business solutions achieved by the experts at the world’s most respected consulting firms. Former consultant Dr. Paul Friga distills the guiding principles first presented in the best-selling The McKinsey Way and the tested-in-the-trenches methodologies outlined in The McKinsey Mind, and combines them with.Oct 17,  · Now, hot on pdf heels of his acclaimed international bestseller The McKinsey Way, Ethan Rasiel pdf readers a powerful new guide to putting McKinsey concepts and skills into actionThe McKinsey Mind.

While the first book used case studies and anecdotes from former and current McKinseyites to describe how "the firm" solves the thorniest 4/5(13).Packed with insights and brainstorming exercises for establishing the McKinsey mind-set, this book is an in-depth guidebook for applying McKinsey methods in any industry and organizational tjarrodbonta.com a step-by-step approach, The McKinsey Mind .pre-mba: "The McKinsey Way" ebook 1 of 3) The McKinsey Way ebook The McKinsey Mind.

A third McKinsey book, The McKinsey Engagement, came out earlier this year and was written by Prof. Paul Friga, my collaborator on McKinsey Mind. Reply Delete. Replies. Reply. Justin Belkin September 21, at tjarrodbonta.com: Justin Belkin.