The Conference Board Publications http://www.conference-board.org The Conference Board Publications en-us Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:12:44 UTC webmaster@conference-board.org Copyright©2014 - The Conference Board, Inc. All rights reserved. The Conference Board torch and logo are registered trademarks of The Conference Board, Inc. The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> European View <p>Europe’s 2015 growth is poised for some strengthening, but maybe not enough to keep potential output from falling.</p> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2881 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2881 Creating the Right Voice and Content for Social Media <p>Companies must craft the right brand voice and content to get a bigger impact from their social branding efforts. Firms are expanding their view of their customers for more opportunities to engage with them.</p> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2882 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2882 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View <p>The US economy is poised to strengthen moderately while global headwinds provide some pushback</p> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2883 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2883 The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View Emerging economies’ subpar growth continues near end 2014, and 2015 will likely see increased policy shifts Wed, 17 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2739 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2739 China Center Quick Note: The AML Battleground - Looking Behind and Beyond the Current Regulatory Salvo <p>History suggests that current Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) machinations emanate from a deep love of and dependence on elite-controlled monopolies in China, and a deep hatred of foreign positions that contest them.</p> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2880 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2880 The Future China Business Leader: The Challenges of Being a Global Leader in an Era of "Painful Happiness" Participants in the Future China Business Leader project believe that, while there is much to admire in Chinese business leadership styles today, future leaders will need to adapt their style considerably to meet a rapidly changing global environment. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2877 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2877 The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Implications for the CFO <p>How do you grow in a time of slowing growth? For CFOs and finance executives, China's economy presents unique challenges. This function-specific summary details the challenges and opportunities for CFOs to help position their MNCs for success in China. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2878 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2878 The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Implications for the CHRO <p>As seen in consecutive years of The Conference Board CEO Challenge<sup>®</sup>, talent is paramount. So as China's record economic growth becomes a thing of the past, how will CHROs secure talent to position their MNCs to succeed as the future unfolds? Tue, 16 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2879 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2879 BoardAsia Newsletter <p>Major news covered in this issue includes an overview of the research report on <em>The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth</em> and highlights on The Conference Board Key Business Issues Briefings.</p> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2875 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2875 The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Strategic Overview <p>In an unprecedented time of slow economic growth in China, CEOs and CSOs can look to this Strategic Overview for detailed recommendations on how to plan and prepare their organizations for a long soft fall.</p> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2876 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2876 Shareholder Proposals on Social and Environmental Issues <p>Political spending and climate change, key topics during the proxy 2014 season, are expected to feature heavily again in 2015 shareholder proposals.</p> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2872 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2872 China Center -- What to Watch for: China’s multilateral and regional trade negotiations <p>The political-economy factors driving China&rsquo;s soft fall lead us to be skeptical that domestic-led economic reform will be possible. However, the potential for coercing certain reforms via an outside-in, WTO-style roadmap may still exist.</p> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2873 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2873 China Center Chart of the Week: A closer look at declining real estate investment <p>Real Estate Investment (REI) has been a key driver of China&rsquo;s economic growth for well over 10 years, accounting for between 12 and 20 percent of Chinese GDP. There is great concern about the potential impacts of an REI slowdown.</p> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2870 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2870 China Center Data Flash: Slowing growth and weak loan demand trigger PBoC action <p>Despite a recent spate of large-scale infrastructure project approvals by the NDRC, economic growth continued on its downward trend, as Q4 started, and looks to have deteriorated further in November, prompting an interest rate cut by the central bank.</p> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2871 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2871 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. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2861 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2861 Framing Social Measurement Impact: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW <p>In an age of strategic philanthropy, sophisticated social impact measurement can help you capitalize on business opportunities.</p> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2869 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2869 StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2015: Are We Asleep at the Wheel? <p>While a cautious outlook for the global economy seems justified, does it cause us to leave opportunities on the table for too long?</p> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2868 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2868 On the Record with Kathy Mazzarella <p>Kathy Mazzarella is one of only 24 female CEOs in the Fortune 500 to date. The Conference Board spoke with Mazzarella about her unique trajectory to the top.</p> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2867 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2867 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> European View <p>The Euro Area recovery remains frail, but another recession is avoided.</p> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2866 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2866 StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2015: Are We Asleep at the Wheel? <p>While a cautious outlook for the global economy seems justified, does it cause us to leave opportunities on the table for too long?</p> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2858 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2858 Global Growth Projections for The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2015 <p>This paper presents the methodology for <em>The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2015,</em> including projections for 11 major regions.</p> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2859 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2859 Global Economic Outlook 2015: Finding Opportunities in a Global Slowdown: GLOBAL OVERVIEW <p>In a slow-growth global economy, where are the opportunities? This analysis of the business outlook across seven regions offers clues to firms that are willing to think long term.</p> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2860 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2860 Proxy Voting Analytics (2010-2014) <p>There’s been a fundamental shift in the type of resolutions shareholders submit, and activists are increasingly using social media to agitate for change outside of the AGM, 2014 data show.</p> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2857 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2857 Creating the Future by Re-creating the Workplace: Insights from the 2014 Women's Leadership Conference There is no question women make great leaders. Both organizations and women can take actions to move women further up the corporate ladder. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2856 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2856 Report Back: Crowd-Sourcing Solutions to Leadership Issues in Asia This report provides a summary of three crowd-sourced events in the Future Business Leader Un-Conference series. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2855 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2855 China Center Chart of the Week: China’s growth rate for R&D investment is not exceptionally fast <p>Science policy analysts are concerned that, if China keeps expanding R&amp;D investment at its current rate, China will surpass the United States in R&amp;D spending in the near future. Our research suggests otherwise.</p> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2853 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2853 Second Acts in Prime Time: Helping Employees Transition to Post-retirement Careers Innovative firms are rethinking their retirement models to hold on to baby boomer talent and engage employees as they transition to second act careers. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2854 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2854 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View <p>The outlook for the US economy is unchanged, despite financial market turmoil.</p> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2851 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2851 The Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Talent Management (Vol. 4, No. 2, 2014) <p>This publication explores hot topics in talent management research and includes summaries on human capital trends. Topics include China's talent landscape and use of social media to identify potential hires.</p> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2852 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2852 Giving in Numbers: 2014 Edition <p>An in-depth analysis of 2013 corporate giving and employee engagement data from 261 of the world's leading companies.</p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2849 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2849