Jonathan Woetzel

Senior Partner, Shanghai, China

Based in China since 1985, Dr. Jonathan Woetzel has been instrumental in building McKinsey & Company's China office. In addition to his work helping Chinese and other Asian businesses prepare for global growth, Jonathan is a director of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey's business and economics research arm.

Publications

The future is now: How to win the resource revolution

Don't breathe easy just because commodity prices have fallen. New technologies mean that smart resource management counts more than ever.

Meeting China’s productivity challenge

In China, “showing up” was once enough for success. But wrenching changes to China’s economy are making productivity more essential than ever, two experts explain.

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.

A truer picture of China's export machine

China's growth depends less on exports than conventional wisdom suggests, putting focus on the Chinese consumer

Operation China

China is on everyone's mind. You can no longer do business anywhere and not wonder what the rise of China will mean for you. In Operation China: From strategy to execution, Jimmy Hexter and Jonathan Woetzel explain how and why the business landscape and consumer behaviors have changed in China and supply their perspective on what it takes for companies to win here today.

Applying lean manufacturing in China

Global presence in China has driven up labor cost, so companies looking for success there face similar pressures everywhere

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.