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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.