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Since Alice’s answer above is broad, Kevin probes to isolate the source of the difficulty and determine the specific sequence of steps Alice took to overcome the challenge.
Thus far, Alice has demonstrated she is logical. She has, however, failed to indicate she can apply business judgment to generate insights. Kevin continues to look for this skill.
Alice must first describe the problem to Kevin, and thereafter explain how she analyzed the problems drivers and developed an efficient and cost-effective solution.
Alice and Kevin discuss the three types of PEI skills tested for in the interview. They link each of the questions asked in the PEI, to the specific skills sought by McKinsey.