The McKinsey Quarterly
Internal Rate of Return: A Cautionary Tale
Tempted by a project with high internal rates of return? Better check those interim cash flows again.
Private Equity’s New Challenge
A changed competitive landscape calls for a different business model.
Private Equity Firms Seek Finance Savvy
Buyout companies are more and more willing to team up with corporations that bring industry know-how and operating abilities. They also wouldn't mind snapping up some of your best executive talent.
Making a Market in Knowledge
For companies and their employees alike, knowledge is power -- and profit.
Exploding the Myths of Offshoring
Far from damaging the economy of the United States, offshoring should enable its companies to direct resources to next-generation technologies and ideas -- if public policy doesn't get in the way.
Pricing New Products
Companies habitually charge less than they could for new offerings. It's a terrible habit.
Managing for Improved Corporate Performance
Generating great performance requires a more dynamic approach to building and adapting a company's capabilities than merely squeezing its operations.
A New Era in Corporate Governance
Directors and investors are demanding reform. Companies had better prepare for it.
Offshoring Goes on the Offensive
Cost cutting is only the first benefit. Offshore companies can also deliver superior performance, even in highly skilled activities, and a better platform for entering new product markets.