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The New Imperative: Driving Performance, Connecting to Value Companies increasingly view health care as an Tue, 23 Sep 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2831 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2831 Proxy Voting Analytics (2010-2014): Executive Summary <p>There’s been a fundamental shift in the type of Wed, 17 Sep 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2828 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2828 International Comparisons of Annual Labor Force Statistics The International Labor Comparisons (ILC) program Tue, 16 Sep 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2829 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=2829 Strategy Engagement from the Heart <p><em>US News &amp; World Report</em> has recognized Nationwide Children&rsquo;s Hospital as one of the best children&rsquo;s hospitals in America with&nbsp;its commitment to extending its brand of "Everything Matters." In this session, learn the steps to the hospital's success:</p> <ul> <li>A comprehensive communication audit, including an Mon, 06 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3302 http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3302 Supporting Transition to Post-Retirement Careers <p>The surge of skilled and still-active retirees heading&nbsp;for the door in corporate America over the next 20 years will be the biggest new source of untapped talent since women began joining the workforce during the 1970s. Most older workers say they would like to continue working in some capacity.</p> <p>This trend of retirees pursuing Wed, 08 Oct 2014 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3300 http://www.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=3300