Economy & Business Environment Publications

Business Scenarios & Strategic Planning

  1. From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: 
What Retiring Baby Boomers and the Coming Labor Shortage Mean for Your Company Cover From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: What Retiring Baby Boomers and the Coming Labor Shortage Mean for Your Company

    September 2014 | Key Business Issues

    The retirement of baby boomers will create labor shortages in mature economies worldwide. This report covers implications for companies and actions they can take.

  2. From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW Cover From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW

    September 2014 | Key Business Issues

    Is your organization at risk of labor shortages? This Strategic Overview covers the potential implications of labor shortages and what every function can do to mitigate there effects.

  3. See all in Business Scenarios & Strategic Planning Publications

Consumer Dynamics

  1. China Center Quick Note: Changes to the One-Child Policy – Anticipating the Impacts Cover China Center Quick Note: Changes to the One-Child Policy – Anticipating the Impacts

    September 2014 | China Center Publications

    In November 2013, China’s birth control policy was amended by the Communist Party's Central Committee. However, the potential effect of the new policy remains quite uncertain, and several different interpretations exist.

  2. From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: 
What Retiring Baby Boomers and the Coming Labor Shortage Mean for Your Company Cover From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: What Retiring Baby Boomers and the Coming Labor Shortage Mean for Your Company

    September 2014 | Key Business Issues

    The retirement of baby boomers will create labor shortages in mature economies worldwide. This report covers implications for companies and actions they can take.

  3. See all in Consumer Dynamics Publications

Economic Indicators & Forecasting

  1. International Comparisons of Annual Labor Force Statistics Cover International Comparisons of Annual Labor Force Statistics

    September 2014 | Research Report

    The International Labor Comparisons (ILC) program prepares international comparisons of economic indicators across countries, pinpointing differences in labor market tightness, unemployment, and labor force participation in various population categories.

  2. China Center Quick Note: Changes to the One-Child Policy – Anticipating the Impacts Cover China Center Quick Note: Changes to the One-Child Policy – Anticipating the Impacts

    September 2014 | China Center Publications

    In November 2013, China’s birth control policy was amended by the Communist Party's Central Committee. However, the potential effect of the new policy remains quite uncertain, and several different interpretations exist.

  3. See all in Economic Indicators & Forecasting Publications

Energy & Sustainability

  1. From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW Cover From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW

    September 2014 | Key Business Issues

    Is your organization at risk of labor shortages? This Strategic Overview covers the potential implications of labor shortages and what every function can do to mitigate there effects.

  2. The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    July 2014 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging markets are slowing more than expected so far in 2014, and downward risks to the global economy are increasing.

  3. See all in Energy & Sustainability Publications

Global Value Chains

  1. From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW Cover From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW

    September 2014 | Key Business Issues

    Is your organization at risk of labor shortages? This Strategic Overview covers the potential implications of labor shortages and what every function can do to mitigate there effects.

  2. China CEO Council Session Report -- Facing Change: Sustaining and driving growth during uncertain times in China Cover China CEO Council Session Report -- Facing Change: Sustaining and driving growth during uncertain times in China

    August 2014 | China Center Publications

    A summary of discussion points, learnings, business issues, poll results, and member insights from the June 12, 2014, China CEO Council, hosted by The Conference Board in Beijing.

  3. See all in Global Value Chains Publications

Growth, Productivity & Competitiveness

  1. International Comparisons of Annual Labor Force Statistics Cover International Comparisons of Annual Labor Force Statistics

    September 2014 | Research Report

    The International Labor Comparisons (ILC) program prepares international comparisons of economic indicators across countries, pinpointing differences in labor market tightness, unemployment, and labor force participation in various population categories.

  2. China Center Quick Note: Changes to the One-Child Policy – Anticipating the Impacts Cover China Center Quick Note: Changes to the One-Child Policy – Anticipating the Impacts

    September 2014 | China Center Publications

    In November 2013, China’s birth control policy was amended by the Communist Party's Central Committee. However, the potential effect of the new policy remains quite uncertain, and several different interpretations exist.

  3. See all in Growth, Productivity & Competitiveness Publications

Innovation

  1. From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW Cover From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW

    September 2014 | Key Business Issues

    Is your organization at risk of labor shortages? This Strategic Overview covers the potential implications of labor shortages and what every function can do to mitigate there effects.

  2. Designing Global Businesses for Innovation and Growth Cover Designing Global Businesses for Innovation and Growth

    August 2014 | Research Report

    Organization design can support innovation within a company. It creates the context for innovative activity and the means for delivering results to customers. But the alignment between organization design structures and innovation strategy can break down.

  3. See all in Innovation Publications

Labor Markets

  1. International Comparisons of Annual Labor Force Statistics Cover International Comparisons of Annual Labor Force Statistics

    September 2014 | Research Report

    The International Labor Comparisons (ILC) program prepares international comparisons of economic indicators across countries, pinpointing differences in labor market tightness, unemployment, and labor force participation in various population categories.

  2. See all in Labor Markets Publications

Marketing & Brand Strategy

  1. Corporate Social Responsibility in India Cover Corporate Social Responsibility in India

    August 2014 | Director Notes

    Given India’s global influence, there is much potential for its vision of mandatory CSR, which anticipates CSR as a central component of corporate activity, to spread to the rest of the world.

  2. Creating Personal Emotional Connections with Employees and Customers: Insights from The 2014 Extending Your Brand to Employees Conference Cover Creating Personal Emotional Connections with Employees and Customers: Insights from The 2014 Extending Your Brand to Employees Conference

    August 2014 | Conference KeyNotes

    Defining and living your company's larger purpose so that employees engage emotionally ensures that they, as ambassadors, best represent your company brand to customers.

  3. See all in Marketing & Brand Strategy Publications

Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy

  1. From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: CHRO Implications Cover From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: CHRO Implications

    September 2014 | Key Business Issues

    CHROs will play a central role in dealing with the labor shortages caused by baby boomer retirements. This CHRO Implications outlines actions they can take to offset higher wages and minimize profit loss.

  2. From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: CFO Implications Cover From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: CFO Implications

    September 2014 | Key Business Issues

    Baby boomer retirements will cause labor shortages in mature economies, leading to higher wages and lower profits. How can CFOs mitigate these effects? This CFO Implications outlines actions and provides tools to predict shortages.

  3. See all in Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications

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