James M. Manyika

Senior Partner, San Francisco, USA

James Manyika is a senior partner at McKinsey & Company and chair and director of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), the firm’s business and economics research arm. James also serves as a member of McKinsey’s Shareholder Council (its board of directors).

Publications

Human + machine: A new era of automation in manufacturing

In the new automation, humans and machines will increasingly work side by side.

Where machines could replace humans—and where they can’t (yet)

Understanding how the technical potential for automation differs across sectors and activities can help organizations prepare for change.

Digital globalization: The new era of global flows

The world is more connected than ever, but the nature of its connections has changed in a fundamental way.

Four fundamentals of workplace automation

Interim findings from a major research on workplace automation suggest that fewer than 5 percent of occupations can be entirely automated.

Manufacturing the future: The next era of global growth and innovation

An extensive McKinsey study shows a promising future is in store for manufacturing globally, but countries and companies need to understand trends shaping the environment

Clouds, big data, and smart assets

Senior executives need to strategically prepare their organizations for the swift changes that advancing technologies bring

Eight business technology trends to watch

Executives can shape, rather than react, to outcomes by understanding 8 emerging trends

What AI can and can’t do (yet)

Anyone looking for AI to transform their operations has to understand AI's limitations. Our experts walk you through what AI can do right now, and—even more important—what it can't.

Jobs lost, jobs gained

Automation and related technologies will transform the workforce. But the details matter, and those may differ in fundamental ways from what people expect—and fear.