The Conference Board - Middle East The Conference Board - 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. en-us Sun, 28 Dec 2014 02:12:42 UTC 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 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 UTC Framing Social Measurement Impact: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW <p>In an age of strategic philanthropy, Tue, 25 Nov 2014 UTC StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2015: Are We Asleep at the Wheel? <p>While a cautious outlook for the global economy Mon, 24 Nov 2014 UTC The Un-Bossy Boss and Your Brand <p>Managers and leaders are the drivers of the brand, so they need to be armed with the competencies that can in turn coach individual contributors to successfully execute the strategy. Through humor and real-life case studies, Gary Magenta, author of <em>The Un-Bossy Boss</em>, shows how the old "yell and tell" model of managing is outdated and Tue, 06 Jan 2015 UTC Finding Breakthroughs in Performance Management <p>Neuroscience research is generating fresh insights into some of the central challenges of performance measurement, helping us understand why performance conversations are so difficult, and how to make them easier. Insights suggest new ways of structuring the whole approach to performance in order to support the quality of conversations people Thu, 08 Jan 2015 UTC