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The McKinsey Podcast, our new flagship podcast series, takes you inside our global firm, and features conversations with experts on issues that matter most in business and management. McKinsey & Company is a management-consulting firm that helps businesses, governments, and not-for-profit organizations realize their most important goals. Topics covered in this series include strategy, technology, leadership, marketing, operations, organization, and the role of business in society.


Kenneth Knight: Focused on foresight

October 21st, 2009

Episode 7 of 127 episodes

In this week's McKinsey Quarterly podcast, we talk with Kenneth Knight, the national intelligence officer for warning for the United States. Knight shares lessons learned from a career spent analyzing and preparing for the unknown. He spoke with the Quarterly in June 2009. We began our interview by asking if the task of understanding threats has become more complex. Read more on the McKinsey Quarterly > Listen to the podcast (duration: 14:17) > Topics: