Organization

Partnering with organizations to reimagine work, the workforce, and the workplace

A revolution is underway as technologies converge and industries transform. Yet even the most successful organizations sometimes fail to fully understand how work is changing, how to develop the workforce they need to achieve business goals, and how to design a workplace to maximize the potential of their workforce. Reimagining the organization is now critical for everyone—a crucial step to achieve stronger performance and organizational health.

We analyze how trends such as digital and automation impact the way work is done and design nimble operating models that foster simplicity, flexibility, and speed to respond to these changes. Anticipating critical skills needed in the future, we address talent and leadership gaps to transform the workforce. We help shape a compelling workplace culture that energizes change and drives productivity, employee engagement, and inclusion. With data- and tech-enabled approaches, we partner with organizations to drive change that matters from the C-suite to the front line.

how we help clients

Culture & Change

Drive lasting improvement in performance and organizational health

Enterprise Agility

Adopt more agile ways of working across the entire organization

M&A

Maximize success of seamless, value-creating transactions

Organization Design

Integrate structure, process, and people for holistic impact

Talent

Establish a talent-first organization

Featured Collections

Collection

Return, Reimagine, Reinvent

The COVID-19 crisis has compelled many leaders to rethink ways of working. This regularly updated collection of articles draws together McKinsey’s expertise on post-pandemic reentry to help organizations lead the recovery.
Collection

Make faster, better decisions

McKinsey research shows that executives on average spend almost 40 percent of their time making decisions and believe most of that time is poorly used. This collection of articles, podcasts, and blog posts draws together McKinsey’s expertise to help leaders and organizations improve decision making.
Global theme

Corporate Purpose

What defines a company’s purpose—its core reason for being and its impact on the world? This collection looks closer at the issues and how to move from theory to action in the next normal.

Our people

Fabian Billing
Senior Partner, Düsseldorf
Guides companies through performance transformations, enterprise agility programs, and merger integrations, leading to sustainable...
Aaron De Smet
Senior Partner, New Jersey
Delivers growth, innovation, and organizational agility and is an expert on culture change, leadership development, team effectiveness,...
Amadeo Di Lodovico
Senior Partner, Dubai
Serves leading companies in the energy, metals, and mining sectors on strategic topics, operational and organizational challenges,...
Oliver Engert
Senior Partner, Miami
Advises executives across industries on mergers and acquisitions—including mergers, integrations, alliances, and divestitures—bringing...
Chris Gagnon
Senior Partner, Austin
Coleads the Organization Practice globally and is head of McKinsey’s OrgSolutions group, helping clients organize in an integrated...
Arne Gast
Senior Partner, Amsterdam
Leads our Organization Practice across Asia–Pacific, bringing extensive global expertise in leadership development, organizational...
Dana Maor
Senior Partner, Tel Aviv
Coheads the People & Organizational Performance Practice globally and leads it across Europe. Passionate about shaping organizations...
Bill Schaninger
Senior Partner, Philadelphia
Designs and manages large-scale organizational transformations, strengthening business performance through enhanced culture, values,...
Haimeng Zhang
Senior Partner, Hong Kong
Coleads our Organization Practice in Asia, developing the talent and leadership that organizations need to thrive; leads our work...

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Impact stories

Reorganizing to build customer loyalty

Bringing a stronger market focus to an execution-oriented organization helps to boost customer loyalty by 33 percent and maintain high growth rates even during the banking crisis.

Rapidly simplifying an organization turns around performance

A 5-month restructuring effort reduces organizational complexity and achieves new efficiencies that help deliver $2 billion in incremental profit.

Building leadership skills for a successful merger

Building leadership skills under difficult circumstances not only unlocked 30 percent more value from the deal but helped the organization establish a strong platform for undertaking future M&A to meet its growth ambitions.

Implementing a talent strategy drives growth

The telco client's recruiting time is halved, allowing the company to sign on 100 IT specialists within three years—a crucial enabler of its growth strategy.

Featured capabilities

OrgSolutions

OrgSolutions applies data and rigor to the most important organizational decisions.

Organizational Health Index

Put hard numbers and improvement actions on your organization’s health

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