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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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 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.
Framing Social Impact Measurement
Measuring true social impact means moving beyond counting donations and the people reached, to a deeper approach that shows long-term changes. This report helps explain what that means. (Key Business Issues, November 2014)
Framing Social Measurement Impact: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW
In an age of strategic philanthropy, sophisticated social impact measurement can help you capitalize on business opportunities.(Key Business Issues, November 2014)
StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2015: Are We Asleep at the Wheel?
While a cautious outlook for the global economy seems justified, does it cause us to leave opportunities on the table for too long?(Key Business Issues, November 2014)
27 January, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Managing Virtual Teams
The skills needed to manage people collaborating virtually are in growing demand. This webcast follows the popular webcast from June 2014, "How Best to Manage a Virtual Team," and will examine in more depth key challenges facing dispersed and remote teams.
28 January, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Stepping into a Global Role and Setting Yourself Up for Success
A global appointment can be exciting, challenging, and a significant career milestone for many. This webcast will offer experiences, key lessons, and hints and tips on how to approach a global role.