Global consulting firm McKinsey works all over the world, but in South Africa, it faces criminal charges for corruption. The case centres on its role in the country’s biggest post-apartheid scandal, known as state capture. The firm has also consulted on everything from looking at privatizing the United Kingdom’s National Health Service to researching Saudi Arabian dissidents. So what exactly does McKinsey do, and why?
In this episode:
- Walt Bogdanich, investigative reporter at the New York Times and co-author of ‘When McKinsey Comes to Town’
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