How to Scale a Design-Focused Business

Companies with top scores in the McKinsey Design Index, which quantifies the business value of design, outperformed industry-benchmark growth by as much as two to one. But how exactly do you measure design? Is good design a quantifiable business metric, or is it something more serendipitous? How can businesses successfully integrate designers and design thinking […]

“The Price We Pay for Being ‘In the Arena’”: McKinsey’s Chief Writes to Staff About Media Scrutiny and Scandal

McKinsey & Co. is the world’s most prestigious consulting firms, counting dozens of Fortune 500 firms among its current and former clients, and many CEOs and other business leaders among its alumni. The company studiously keeps a low profile, avoiding taking credit for the results of its advice–and also typically managing to skirt blame when […]