The Conference Board offers valuable insights into how the Middle East fits within the global economy. A major recent report - "Managing Beyond Oil" - reviews productivity in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, and outlines the implications for companies.
The Middle East Business Leaders' Council, formed in 1999, convenes local business leaders who are Associates of The Conference Board with representatives of multinational enterprises to discuss regional issues.
Researchers from The Conference Board make regular presentations in the region about corporate governance, human resources and economic development issues. We provide the opportunity for companies to understand this complex, fast-changing region and will tailor individual programmes to suit specific corporate requirements.
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Leadership Development Experiences: Battle of Gettysburg
07 - 09 April, 2014 (Gettysburg, PA)
Council on International Compensation and Benefits
Discussions focus on the policies and challenges connected with the salaries and benefits of international personnel, including local nationals as well as expatriates. Members value the confidential and high level dialogue that develops.
Global Operational Excellence Council
We provide a global forum for sharing state of the art practices and successful implementation strategies to achieve and sustain business excellence.
Council of Global Diversity & Inclusion Executives
Executives engage in strategic discussions on issues and challenges currently facing chief diversity officers. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to shape best and next practices in diversity.
Guidelines for Engagement
Direct engagement between companies and their investors is in early stages, but is likely to become a permanent, although less formal, part of governance of US public companies.(Research Report, March 2014)
The Conference Board Governance Center White Paper
Collaboration between boards of directors, management, and shareholders is fundamental to identifying the corporate governance policies and practices that will best produce economic growth while reducing financial and legal risk.(Research Report, March 2014)
19 March, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Human Capital Watch™: Human Capital Analytics @ Work
This webcast will focus on the use of analytics – from models that demonstrate the cause-and-effect relationship between people investment and business outcomes to demonstrating the ROI in those investments.
20 March, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Risk Oversight: What Boards Need Going Forward
This webcast will examine current barriers to effective board risk oversight, and how boards can better identify and use the right risk information to inform their decisions on strategy.