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In Latin America, The Conference Board established a joint venture in Mexico in 1995 and produces that country’s Leading Economic Index. Over a dozen Councils – ranging from the Human Resources Council – Mexico to the Customer Experience and Globalization Leadership Councils – help senior executives from member companies in Latin America to share best practices and develop approaches to the most challenging issues of the day. In addition, The Conference Board Review magazine regularly features articles of interest to Latin American business executives.
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Gettysburg Leadership Development Experience
08 - 09 September, 2014 (Gettysburg, PA)
Reinventing the Career Conversation in a Time Starved World
30 September, 2014 (New York, NY)
Purchasing and Supply Leadership Council
Chief procurement officers engage in strategic discussions of best practices and issues critical to the success of a company’s purchasing organization. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.
Global Social Investing Council
Advances the practice of cross-border corporate social responsibility and strategic philanthropy on a global scale through continuous dialogue on latest trends, issues and solutions encountered, as well as inspiring practices.
Talent Management Leaders Council
As talent managers, we are responsible for the strategic management of the flow of talent through our organizations, with the goal of achieving financial and operational success. Our jobs require thought leadership and a high level of strategic thinking.
China Center Data Flash: Q2 Mini-stimulus already losing steam
July data showed a clear sequential slowdown for the domestic side of China’s economy, with industrial production, investment, and consumer purchases all slowing in the month.(China Center Publications, August 2014)
The Global Leadership Forecast (GLF) 2014 | 2015, Ready-Now Leaders: Meeting Tomorrow’s Business Challenges
New research from DDI and The Conference Board spotlights a critical difference between the top and bottom corporate financial performers: companies with higher percentages of women in leadership roles perform better.(Research Report, August 2014)
China CEO Council Session Report -- Facing Change: Sustaining and driving growth during uncertain times in China
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.(China Center Publications, August 2014)
04 September, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
From Application to Onboarding: Accommodations Make a Difference
Participants will learn the pitfalls that can occur with standardized recruiting processes when recruiting individuals with disabilities, causing employers to inadvertently screen out the very talent they seek, and learn strategies to overcome them.
09 September, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
The Conference Board Economics Watch®
This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the U.S. economy, including a special focus on declining unemployment rates and evolving labor shortages.