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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Gettysburg Leadership Development Experience
08 - 09 September, 2014 (Gettysburg, PA)
Apollo Leadership Development Experience
08 - 10 October, 2014 (Houston, TX)
Global Council of Investor Relations Executives
Senior investor relations officers of large-capitalization companies in both Europe and the United States share best practices in a confidential and member-driven forum. Members value the intimate and candid conversations that develop in the meetings.
Council of Financial Executives
This Council is one of the most prestigious forums that exist for bringing together CFOs of multinational companies to discuss current issues and challenges. Because of the confidentiality that governs the meetings, members develop a incredible trust.
Global Business Services Council
The Global Business Services Council is one of the first communities focused on serving the specific needs of the senior-most leaders working across business functions on a global basis.
From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers:
What Retiring Baby Boomers and the Coming Labor Shortage Mean for Your Company
The retirement of baby boomers will create labor shortages in mature economies worldwide. This report covers implications for companies and actions they can take. (Research Report, September 2014)
Designing Global Businesses for Innovation and Growth
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. (Research Report, 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.
10 September, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Book Discussion: Centered Leadership
What enables some talented people to rise to the top and live their full ambitions at work and in life, while others stop short? Joanna Barsh answers that question based on her latest book, Centered Leadership.