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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.
The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View
July 2014 | Economics Watch Reports
The growth paradox of slow GDP and strong employment.
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.
The 2014 Leadership Development Conference: Identifying Your Company's Leadership DNA
July 2014 | Conference KeyNotes
Companies concerned about their executive pipelines should invest in leadership training, especially of high potential employees. The biggest bang from training dollars comes through action learning, stretch assignments, and coaching.
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.
Interim CEO: Reasonable Choice or Failed Selection?
June 2014 | Director Notes
This report examines antecedents and consequences of interim CEO selection to provide boards the evidence needed to make informed decisions about CEO succession.