The Conference Board Publications http://www.conference-board.org The Conference Board Publications en-us Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:11:05 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. 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® Emerging Markets View Emerging market growth is likely to remain subdued into 2015, and it will continue to moderate in the medium term Thu, 20 Nov 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2739 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2739 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 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View <p>The economy is on a moderate, but steady growth path.</p> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2865 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2865 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 Streamlining Product Safety and Regulatory Information along the Value Chain <p>The lack of consistent approaches for sharing product stewardship information in today&rsquo;s complex global economy creates significant business risks that are often invisible to leadership.</p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2850 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2850 The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: White Paper <p>Presented here with thorough detail and analysis are the trends, dynamics, and factors of the slowdown; China’s productivity crisis; the necessary policy reforms; and near-, medium-, and long-term projections for the MNC operating environment.</p> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2847 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2847 Taming the Change Tiger: Transforming Chaos and Uncertainty into Opportunity <p>Organizations need to change the way they change&mdash;to redefine a broader, more accountable, enterprise-wide approach that rides the chaos and achieves the best result.</p> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2845 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2845 The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Business Realities, Risks, and Opportunities China's economy growing by leaps and bounds is a thing of the past. How should multinational corporations adjust their investment and market strategies and prepare their organizations for sustaining and driving growth in this time of unprecedented change? Thu, 16 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2846 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2846 From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: CHIEF TALENT/ LEARNING OFFICER Implications <p>Baby boomer retirements will create a shortage of skilled workers in mature economies, leading to a “war for talent.” Winners will be companies that fill skill gaps through planning and retraining.</p> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2842 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2842 DNA of Engagement: How Organizations Create and Sustain Highly Engaging Cultures <p>Organizations with highly engaging cultures continually build on positive momentum in an effort to drive and sustain business performance. This report explores the commonalities among these organizations.</p> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2844 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2844 The US Top Executive Compensation Report: 2014 Edition <p>This report examines salary, total cash compensation, total compensation, and the mix of compensation elements for the CEO and the five highest paid executives of 2,283 US-listed companies by specific revenue and industry groups.</p> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2848 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2848 DNA of Engagement: How Organizations Create and Sustain Highly Engaging Cultures: ELEMENTS OF ENGAGEMENT <p>Assess the level of engagement at your organization and identify the strengths or challenges you may face toward becoming "highly engaged"</p> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2862 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2862 DNA of Engagement: How Organizations Create and Sustain Highly Engaging Cultures: CULTURE ASSESSMENT GUIDE This brief guide will focus your attention and capture feedback as you assess an organization's culture of engagement. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2863 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2863 The Rallying Cry for Organizational Change <p>Companies should make change management a competency rather than an add-on. They can start by knowing the best practices for executing change and training employees in how to adapt to it.</p> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2843 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2843 BoardAsia Newsletter <p>Major news covered in this issue includes an overview of the Strategic Workforce Planning Academy Asia Program and highlights on The Conference Board Key Business Issues initiative.</p> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2841 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2841 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> European View <p>Expectations about more monetary stimulus mount in an extremely fragile European economy.</p> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2840 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2840