Publications

Research from The Conference Board is objective and impactful. We provide an in-depth understanding of today's critical business issues, and explore solutions that improve the performance of organizations and their leaders.

Economy & Business Environment

  1. The Growing Value of Brands and Their Contribution to Worldwide Economic Growth Cover The Growing Value of Brands and Their Contribution to Worldwide Economic Growth

    July 2014 | Executive Action Report

    The contribution of brands is comparable to that of R&D in most advanced economies. Moreover, the wealthier a country grows, the more its companies spend on getting out their brand message.

  2. China Center Data Flash: Unhealthy Q2 growth – pursuit of the target at the expense of reform Cover China Center Data Flash: Unhealthy Q2 growth – pursuit of the target at the expense of reform

    July 2014 | China Center Publications

    China’s official Q2 GDP growth came in at 7.5 percent y-o-y, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. Our alternative measures suggest that China is growing closer to 5.5 percent.

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Human Capital

  1. The 2013 Human Capital Analytics Conference: Working with Analytics at the C-Level Cover The 2013 Human Capital Analytics Conference: Working with Analytics at the C-Level

    July 2014 | Conference KeyNotes

    No significant change can take place without the support of top executives, including human capital analytics.

  2. BoardAsia Newsletter Cover BoardAsia Newsletter

    July 2014 | Periodical

    Major news covered in this issue includes an overview of the Future China Business Leader un-Conference and the launch of The Future India Business Leader research report.

  3. See all in Human Capital Publications

Corporate Leadership

  1. Proxy Voting Fact Sheet (July 2014) Cover Proxy Voting Fact Sheet (July 2014)

    July 2014 | Proxy Voting Fact Sheet

    An analysis of annual shareholder meetings at Russell 3000 companies shows shareholder proposals on the disclosure of corporate political contributions doubled since 2009, signaling continued concern about a lack of transparency.

  2. Managing Supply Chain Sustainability and Risk Cover Managing Supply Chain Sustainability and Risk

    July 2014 | Director Notes

    Addressing supply chain risk and sustainability in isolation may put a firm at considerable risk. Companies should pursue strategies that recognize that supply chain risk and sustainability are inextricably intertwined.

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The Conference Board Review

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