Strategic Workforce Planning Publications

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  1. Action Plans for Dealing With a Global Pandemic

    May 2009 | Executive Action Report

    This report summarizes the business and health lessons from previous epidemics and provides important insights to managers about dealing with today's pandemic-related issues.

  2. Addressing National Talent Shortages: What Countries Are Doing, What Companies Can Learn

    September 2013 | Research Report

    Companies can learn a lot about effective strategic workforce planning by looking at the steps India, Canada, and Singapore are taking to shore up their future talent supply needs.

  3. Addressing the Talent Shortage in China and India: Leveraging Women in the Workforce

    January 2013 | Executive Action Report

    Women are underutilized in labor markets in Asia. Leveraging women in the workforce is essential to resolve this talent shortage and promote both social and economic development in these countries.

  4. Age and Opportunity: Plan Strategically to Get the Most Out of a Maturing Workforce

    May 2006 | Executive Action Report

    If baby boomers retire as expected, there won’t be enough people to do the work; companies who act now can avoid the worst and gain a competitive advantage.

  5. Are They Really Ready To Work?

    May 2006 | Key Findings

    This report defines workforce readiness by examining survey results and interviews with Human Resource and other senior executives.

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  1. Better Together: Advancing Diversity & Inclusion through Analytics and Strategic Workforce Planning

    June 2013 | Executive Action Report

    Combining human capital analytics and strategic workforce planning best practices can inform and improve diversity and inclusion initiatives.

  2. Board Asia Newsletter

    March 2012 | Periodical

    Quarter One 2012

  3. Bridging China's Talent Gap

    January 2007 | Executive Action Report

    Multinational companies operating in China face challenges in recruiting, training, and retaining top managers. Job-hopping and rising wages in China are problems; short-term international assignments are one solution.

     

  4. Bridging the Gaps: How to Transfer Knowledge in Today's Multigenerational Workplace

    July 2008 | Research Report

    Boomer retirements and the “digital divide” between generations make it more important than ever for companies to approach knowledge transfer as a real objective, not just a casual conversation.

  5. Broadening the Base for Strategic Workforce Planning: The Value of Cross-Functional Partnerships

    August 2011 | Executive Action Report

    What differentiates leaders who’ve made steady headway with their SWP programs? Often, it’s their ability to partner with other functions and, by doing so, to broaden the base of support for SWP.

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  1. CEO Challenges in the Gulf Region

    April 2014 | CEO Challenge®

    CEOs in the Gulf region reported a significantly different set of priorities than did CEOs globally, with strategies that reflect the particular business challenges of a resource-rich, energy-dependent region.

  2. Can They Take It? What Happens When Older Employees Work Overtime

    November 2008 | Executive Action Report

    Overtime is a key to profitability for many employers, and a boost to the paychecks of their employees. But is there a concomitant cost when, as is often the case, senior employees work extra hours?

  3. China Center Chart of the Week: China’s demographic shift has “officially” begun – at least according to the NBS definition

    March 2013 | China Center Publications

    This chart shows the breakdown of the Chinese population by age group. In January, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced that the country’s working age population (ages 15 to 59) shrank for the first time in 2012.

  4. China’s 12th Five-Year Plan – Implications for Human Capital

    April 2012 | China Center Publications

    China’s 12th Five Year Plan emphasizes the “human factor” in economic development more than any previous FYP. This China Center report distills out the plan’s implications for human capital practitioners and executives concerned about HC issues in China.

  5. Case for Businesses to Invest in Post-Secondary Credentials

    February 2010 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    by Chris Woock, February 2010 . - EPWP #10 – 01

  6. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014: ASEAN Edition

    April 2014 | Research Report

    CEOs in ASEAN are seeking strong business leadership that is able to drive change and not afraid to boldly innovate (and even fail) in a performance-focused environment.

  7. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014: Latin America Edition

    April 2014 | Research Report

    This report provides an analysis of survey results from the Latin America region, providing a unique vision that top executives share in these emerging markets.

  8. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014: People and Performance

    January 2014 | CEO Challenge®

    While CEOs see talent as the critical link in meeting their top business challenges, the 2014 CEO Challenge survey results show a heightened focus on customers and reputation and less concern about regulation and external risk.

  9. Conference Board Human Capital in Review: Focus on Human Capital Analytics (Vol. 1, No. 1, 2011)

    December 2011 | Human Capital in Review

    The Human Capital in Review series is designed for the busy human capital executive who values filtered and thoughtfully summarized highlights of significant ideas, topics, research, and trends in human capital analytics.

  10. Conference Board Human Capital in Review: Focus on Strategic Workforce Planning (Vol. 1, No. 1, 2011)

    October 2011 | Human Capital in Review

    The Human Capital in Review series is designed for the busy human capital executive who values filtered and thoughtfully summarized highlights of significant ideas, topics, research, and trends in strategic workforce planning.

  11. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Strategic Workforce Planning (Vol. 2, No. 1, 2012)

    February 2012 | Human Capital in Review

    The Human Capital in Review series is designed for the busy human capital executive who values filtered and thoughtfully summarized highlights of significant ideas, topics, research, and trends in strategic workforce planning.

  12. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Strategic Workforce Planning (Vol. 2, No. 2, 2012)

    June 2012 | Human Capital in Review

    The Human Capital in Review series is designed for the busy human capital executive who values filtered and thoughtfully summarized highlights of significant ideas, topics, research, and trends in strategic workforce planning.

  13. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Strategic Workforce Planning (Vol. 2, No. 3, 2012)

    September 2012 | Human Capital in Review

    This publication is designed for the busy human capital executive who values selected and thoughtfully summarized article reviews of what is happening in the area of strategic workforce planning.

  14. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Strategic Workforce Planning (Vol. 2, No. 4, 2012)

    December 2012 | Human Capital in Review

    This publication is designed for the busy human capital executive who values selected and thoughtfully summarized article reviews of what is happening in the area of strategic workforce planning.

  15. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Strategic Workforce Planning (Vol. 3, No. 1, 2013)

    May 2013 | Human Capital in Review

    This publication explores hot topics within strategic workforce planning research. This issue includes articles on: the effects of an empathetic mindset, global mobility, and people management in the BRICS nations.

  16. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Strategic Workforce Planning (Vol. 3, No. 2, 2013)

    October 2013 | Human Capital in Review

    This publication explores hot topics within strategic workforce planning research. This issue includes articles on: the reduction of offshoring, incorporating a contingent workforce into the strategic plan, and organization acceleration.

  17. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Strategic Workforce Planning (Vol. 4, No. 1, 2014)

    May 2014 | Human Capital in Review

    This publication explores hot topics within strategic workforce planning research and includes articles on current trends in using human capital analytics in SWP and M&A and the “datafication of HR.”

  18. Conference Board® Labor Markets in Review™: Vol. 1, No. 1

    October 2011 | Periodical

    This periodical publication offers an expert perspective on the implications of current economic conditions on the labor market, with specific focus on the United States, Europe, and emerging markets.

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  1. Employers and U.S. Public Education – Facilitating an Open Discussion about the Role of Business in U.S. Public Schools

    February 2011 | Council Perspectives

    A guide to be used by employers to discuss with employees why they invest in education and how employees can engage in those programs as well as become better consumers of education.
    Program Inventory 

  2. Engaging Business Leaders in Strategic Workforce Planning: A Guide to Effective Conversations

    July 2011 | Executive Action Report

    This guide includes basic questions to drive the initial conversation between the strategic workforce planning (SWP) leader and business leaders.

  3. Evidence-Based HR in Action

    July 2008 | Research Report

    Evidence-based HR, a dramatically new approach to human capital analytics, helps establish causal connections between talent and profits, as the case studies in this report show.

  4. Evidence-Based Human Resources

    November 2009 | Key Findings

    Do people equal profit, and if so, how can companies prove it? Evidence-based human resources (EBHR) provides practitioners with the means to answer these questions.

  5. Evidence-Based Human Resources: A Practitioner's Guide

    June 2009 | Research Report

    This guide to Evidence-Based Human Resources provides practitioners with real live examples from early adopters of this innovative approach to human capital management.

  6. Evidence-Based Human Resources: A Primer and Summary of Current Literature

    December 2007 | Research Report

    Regardless of how well executives may extol the necessity to attract, grow, motivate, and retain talent, measuring talent management and, more importantly, empirically demonstrating its impact continue to lag behind.

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  1. Feeling the Pain: Wage Growth in the United States during and after the Great Recession

    April 2012 | Executive Action Report

    This report analyzes the impact of the Great Recession on wage growth in the United States from several perspectives, and describes the different effects on the earnings of various demographic groups.

  2. Five Years of Strategic Workforce Planning Research: What Have We Learned?

    January 2013 | Research Report

    Most companies that have begun implementing strategic workforce planning (SWP) still have a long way to go, five years of research collected on the topic indicates.

  3. From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: What Retiring Baby Boomers and the Coming Labor Shortage Mean for Your Company

    September 2014 | Key Business Issues

    The retirement of baby boomers will create labor shortages in mature economies worldwide. This report covers implications for companies and actions they can take.

  4. From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: CFO Implications

    September 2014 | Key Business Issues

    Baby boomer retirements will cause labor shortages in mature economies, leading to higher wages and lower profits. How can CFOs mitigate these effects? This CFO Implications outlines actions and provides tools to predict shortages.

  5. From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: CHRO Implications

    September 2014 | Key Business Issues

    CHROs will play a central role in dealing with the labor shortages caused by baby boomer retirements. This CHRO Implications outlines actions they can take to offset higher wages and minimize profit loss.

  6. From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW

    September 2014 | Key Business Issues

    Is your organization at risk of labor shortages? This Strategic Overview covers the potential implications of labor shortages and what every function can do to mitigate there effects.

  7. From a Buyer’s Market to a Seller’s Market: Declining Unemployment and Evolving Labor Shortages in the United States

    May 2014 | Executive Action Report

    Demographic trends and the imminent departure from the workforce of the baby boom generation point to the emergence of a “sellers’ market” when it comes to skilled talent.

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  1. Global Supply Chain Labor Standards

    May 2012 | Director Notes

    This report examines the adoption of supplier codes of conduct and supply chain labor policies; a framework for implementing supply chain sustainability programs, and media coverage, proxy voting guidelines and shareholder proposals related to this topic.

  2. Globalization Revisited: Who Will Get the New Wave of Knowledge Process Jobs?

    April 2013 | Executive Action Report

    Offshoring is no longer the best or the only answer for management of knowledge process jobs, and many companies are investigating nearshore and onshore alternatives as the global competition for knowledge jobs intensifies.

  3. Go Where There Be Dragons

    October 2010 | Council Perspectives

    This report draws from the wisdom of 100+ executives on seven of The Conference Board Councils in Europe, the United States and Asia to define the global forces that are redefining the structure of leadership.

  4. Going Public on HR Data Privacy: Implications for Human Capital Analytics and Strategic Workforce Planning

    February 2013 | Executive Action Report

    Many HR organizations are skittish about collecting certain types of employee data, especially when they plan to integrate it across national borders.

  5. Gray Skies, Silver Linings: How Companies Are Forecasting, Managing, and Recruiting a Mature Workforce

    December 2007 | Research Report

    Many mature workers want to keep working; many retirees want to work again. Companies can benefit from recruiting them—especially employers who want a workforce that mirrors their mature customer base.

     

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  1. HR Challenge: Staffing Up to Expand Overseas

    April 2008 | Executive Action Report

    Branching into foreign markets is not impossible for smaller companies, if they minimize the use of American ex-pats and tap into local talent, requiring research, partnerships, and pinpointing leadership potential.

  2. How Public-Private Partnerships in Education Can Enhance International Business Competitiveness

    January 2007 | Executive Action Report

    Education partnerships of business, government, and nongovernmental organizations can reward companies with the best-prepared workforce possible and encourage growth in potential markets by helping raise living standards.

  3. Huddled Masses? Why Helping Immigrants Helps Companies

    September 2008 | Executive Action Report

    A corporate philanthropy focus on immigrant integration can yield impressive returns for both business and society.

  4. Human Capital Analytics: A Primer

    November 2012 | Research Report

    Human capital professionals have yet to move from being reactive to proactive and predictive. We identify the best practices that lead to rapidly developing a sound human capital analytics function

  5. Human Capital in Asia-Pacific, 2011-2013

    October 2011 | Executive Action Report

    Rapid growth in the Asia-Pacific region means that companies there are facing challenges in leadership development, talent acquisition, and retention.

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  1. Immigration and Labor Force Trends

    December 2008 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    by B. Lindsay Lowell, December 2008. - EPWP #08 - 09

  2. Implementing Strategic Workforce Planning

    June 2009 | Research Report

    This report highlights the implementation process for Strategic Workforce Planning---from simply connecting business strategy and HR strategy to becoming an input to business strategy that informs executive decision making.

  3. Implementing Strategic Workforce Planning

    June 2009 | Key Findings

    This report highlights the implementation process for Strategic Workforce Planning---from simply connecting business strategy and HR strategy to becoming an input to business strategy that informs executive decision making.

  4. Increasing U.S. Business Investment in Postsecondary Credentialing for New Workforce Entrants

    March 2010 | Executive Action Report

    Can businesses be persuaded to invest in tomorrow's workforce through increased postsecondary credentials?

  5. India’s Demographic Transition: Boon or Bane? A State-Level Perspective

    September 2010 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    by Utsav Kumar
    September 2010 - EPWP #10 – 03

  6. Investing in the Future—the Importance of Cross-Sector Partnerships in Improving Workforce Readiness

    February 2008 | Executive Action Report

    Partnering with governmental and non-governmental stakeholders allows the business community to instill the values of accountability and responsibility into education, fostering innovation and productivity in the process.

  7. Is This the End of Work? Information Technologies and Labor Market Disruption: A Cross-Atlantic Conversation

    July 2014 | Executive Action Report

    So far, the digital revolution has produced technology but not jobs. What is the impact of technology on employment? Leaders from Canada, Europe, and the United States tackle this question.

  8. Ill-Prepared U.S. Workforce

    August 2009 | Research Report

    This report raises several questions concerning the overall effectiveness of workforce readiness training programs.

  9. Ill-Prepared U.S. Workforce

    August 2009 | Key Findings

    This report raises several questions concerning the overall effectiveness of workforce readiness training programs.

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  1. Local Content Requirements and Strategic Workforce Planning

    October 2013 | Executive Action Report

    Meeting local content requirements abroad is key to a sustainable multinational business model, and HR professionals should be part of their organization’s localization efforts. Strategic workforce planning can help.

  2. Looking before You Leap: SWP and Offshoring Location Decisions

    April 2013 | KnowlEdge Series Summaries

    HR executives and strategists can contribute to their company’s location strategy.

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  1. Managing Human Capital Risk

    July 2011 | Research Report

    This report presents the results of a survey of 161 companies on the state of their human capital risk assessment and management in answer to five key questions.

  2. Managing the Total Workforce: Bringing Contingent Labor inside the Strategic Workforce Planning Tent

    April 2013 | Research Report

    Creating a total workforce management framework gives companies a holistic understanding of how they use talent today and helps them evaluate future options.

  3. Maximizing Rotational Assignments: A Handbook for Human Resources Executives

    June 2006 | Research Report

    This handbook explores the dynamics at play in identifying and executing business unit, geographic, and staff-line rotations.

  4. Measuring More Than Efficiency

    January 2005 | Research Report

    While few companies use human capital measures to meet strategic targets, many predict they will do so in the near future. Implementing these processes will require overcoming some HR-based obstacles.

  5. Meeting the Challenges of a Dispersed Workforce: Managing Across Language, Culture, Time and Location

    November 2008 | Research Report

    Distance managers succeed when they develop, support, and advocate for employees they see rarely. A survey finds managers think they’re doing a better job at this than their employees do.

  6. Meeting the Challenges of a Dispersed Workforce: Managing Across Language, Culture, Time and Location

    November 2008 | Key Findings

    This Working Group Report discusses issues like payoff from effective distance management, and selecting and developing employees for distance work.

  7. Mismeasure of Work

    January 2011 | The Conference Board Review

    Where performance metrics go wrong.

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  1. New Graduates' Workforce Readiness: The Mid-Market Perspective

    February 2008 | Research Report

    New graduates have major deficiencies in basic and applied skills such as communications and critical thinking, but they are better prepared in technology application and teamwork.

     

  2. Nobody's Perfect: Overcoming the Limitations of External Labor Data to Drive Better Business Decisions

    June 2014 | Research Report

    This report details how to skillfully combine data from a variety of sources to inform HR strategy and business decisions.

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  1. On the Level: Strategic Workforce Planning from Micro to Macro

    December 2011 | Executive Action Report

    Strategic workforce planning (SWP) can be deployed at an enterprise level to ensure that a company has the right people in place to execute business strategy. It can also be deployed at more micro or macro levels, depending on a company’s needs.

  2. On the Record With.... Dr. Stephanie A. Burns

    June 2006 | Executive Action Report

    Dr. Stephanie A. Burns, Chairman, President and CEO Dow Corning Corporation, Midland, Michigan, discusses innovation, implementing a successful M&A strategy, and managing risk in a global economy.

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  1. Phased Retirement after the Pension Protection Act

    March 2007 | Research Report

    Phased retirement, strengthened by the 2006 Pension Protection Act, is a way for companies dealing with a mature workforce to maximize talent and minimize knowledge loss.

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  1. Ready to Innovate: Are Educators and Executives Aligned on the Creative Readiness of the U.S. Workforce?

    October 2008 | Research Report

    Although educators and employers agree that creativity is critical for success in the workplace, and arts training helps develop it, few of them make a serious commitment to such training.

  2. Recession Aftermath: What the Delayed Retirement of Mature Workers Means for Business

    March 2012 | Executive Action Report

    Fallout from the recession of 2008-2009 has accelerated the trend toward delayed retirement in the United States, making it critical for organizations to manage their maturing workforces actively.

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  1. Scenario Planning for Human Resources and Strategic Workforce Planning

    May 2014 | Research Report

    Scenario planning can enhance the value of “basic” strategic workforce planning. Although it can't predict the future, scenario planning can help companies determine strategic options.

  2. Sleepless in Delhi: What Keeps Indian HR Executives Awake at Night?

    June 2011 | Executive Action Report

    India presents unique business challenges, challenges that a number of human resource executives in India were happy to discuss with The Conference Board.

  3. Sourcing at Home: Is the United States a Viable Component of a Global Services Portfolio?

    October 2013 | Council Perspectives

    The United States makes a good “and/also” sourcing destination and component of a delivery services framework, but policy roadblocks still preclude it from being a viable alternative to offshoring.

  4. Strategic Human Capital Measures: Orientation, Accountability, and Communication

    June 2008 | Research Report

    Human capital measurement can be a vital, strategic tool for companies that use it as more than a mere scorecard and share HCM reports with all managers.

  5. Strategic Workforce Planning Quarterly (Vol 1 Q2, 2009)

    May 2009 | Strategic Workforce Planning in Review

    The Strategic Workforce Planning Quarterly (SWPQ) is a quarterly review of recent literature related to Strategic Workforce Planning. The articles come from magazines, reports, blogs and other sources. The reviews summarize the main points of each article

  6. Strategic Workforce Planning Quarterly (Vol 1 Q3-4, 2009)

    June 2009 | Strategic Workforce Planning in Review

    The Strategic Workforce Planning Quarterly (SWPQ) is a quarterly review of recent literature related to Strategic Workforce Planning. The articles come from magazines, reports, blogs and other sources. The reviews summarize the main points of each article

  7. Strategic Workforce Planning Quarterly (Vol 2 Q1, 2010)

    January 2010 | Strategic Workforce Planning in Review

    This publication explores hot topics within strategic workforce planning research. This issue includes articles on: business intelligence, workforce analytics, game theory, contingent workforce management, and human capital risk.

  8. Strategic Workforce Planning Quarterly (Vol 2 Q2, 2010)

    August 2010 | Strategic Workforce Planning in Review

    This publication explores hot topics within strategic workforce planning research. This issue includes articles on: SWP at Astra Zeneca, Westpac, and IBM; SWP integration; regional workforce planning; and analytics software.

  9. Strategic Workforce Planning Quarterly (Vol 2 Q3, 2010)

    November 2010 | Strategic Workforce Planning in Review

    This publication explores hot topics within strategic workforce planning research. This issue includes articles on: post-recession scenario planning, contingent workforce strategy, analytical tools, getting buy-in for analytics, and dashboard design.

  10. Strategic Workforce Planning Quarterly (Vol 2 Q4, 2010)

    February 2011 | Strategic Workforce Planning in Review

    This publication explores hot topics within strategic workforce planning research. This issue includes articles on: creating SWP plans, choosing software, human capital risk, and applying supply chain principles, among others.

  11. Strategic Workforce Planning Quarterly (Vol 3 Q1, 2011)

    April 2011 | Strategic Workforce Planning in Review

    This publication explores hot topics within strategic workforce planning research. This issue includes articles on: global talent shortages, regional human capital risk, applying SWP in governments, and best-in-class business intelligence.

  12. Strategic Workforce Planning across National Borders

    July 2012 | Research Report

    Strategic workforce planning can play a valuable role by questioning the unexamined assumptions that business leaders may be making about the availability, quality, cost, and mobility of talent in critical locations.

  13. Strategic Workforce Planning in Global Organizations

    January 2010 | Research Report

    This report describes how SWP adds value by helping global companies make better business decisions. It details what it takes for companies to advance from a fledgling effort to a more robust version of SWP.

  14. Strategic Workforce Planning in Global Organizations

    January 2010 | Key Findings

    This report describes how SWP adds value by helping global companies make better business decisions. It details what it takes for companies to advance from a fledgling effort to a more robust version of SWP.

  15. Strategic Workforce Planning
    Forecasting Human Capital Needs to Execute Business Strategy

    August 2006 | Research Report

    This report is the culmination of presentations by workforce planning thought leaders and best practice organizations, a literature review, and company interviews of 20 companies, from which nine were chosen for detailed case studies.

  16. Strategic Workforce Planning Leader's Bookshelf

    November 2011 | Research Report

    This report briefly describes more than 40 books and articles, and includes brief summaries and information on the topics covered including their level of complexity.

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  1. Talent Management Tomorrow: Seeing Around the Corner to Meet Strategic Business Needs

    September 2012 | Council Perspectives

    This report, the work of eight councils of The Conference Board worldwide in the area of talent management, assesses the current state of the function and then “peeks around the corner” to see what challenges lie ahead.

  2. Treating Contingent Workers as a Strategic Resource

    September 2010 | Executive Action Report

    While the use of temporary help of all kinds has increased, many companies do not have a centralized framework to make the most cost-efficient and strategic use of this new workforce.

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  1. U.S. Workers Are Delaying Retirement: Who and Why, and Implications for Businesses

    September 2011 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    by Gad Levanon and Ben Cheng, September 2011. - EPWP #11 – 02

  2. U.S. Workers Delaying Retirement: What Businesses Can Learn from the Trends of Who, Where, and Why

    May 2011 | Executive Action Report

    U.S. workers have been working longer and retiring later since the mid-1990s, but the Great Recession has put even greater pressure on workers to stay on the job.

  3. Understanding Business Cycles: The Indicators Approach to Forecasting for Agility

    June 2013 | Research Report

    Anticipating economic changes can enable companies to respond with agility in a dynamic business environment. This collection offers insight into how the indicator approach demystifies shifts in the business cycle.

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  1. A View From the Top:
    The Challenge of Building A Global Workforce

    March 2007 | Executive Action Report

    In the war for talent in India and China, retention is a challenge, and the fact that these new workers are also newly empowered consumers is an opportunity.

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  1. Weights & Measures: What Employers Should Know about Obesity

    April 2008 | Research Report

    Corporate obesity-reduction programs are successful when employers display tact and sensitivity, but offering cash and prizes for pounds lost can work just as well.

     

  2. What Is Human Rights Risk? Should My Company Be Concerned about It?

    September 2013 | Executive Action Report

    Explore what human rights risk is, why companies should care, and how they can incorporate human rights due diligence into their business processes.

  3. What Role for the Private Sector in Public Statistics?

    August 2004 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    by Robert H. McGuckin, August 2004. - EPWP #04 - 02

  4. Where Are the Jobs?

    May 2011 | Executive Action Report

    Twenty-one months into the recovery, the U.S. economy has failed to add any jobs despite economic growth.

  5. Where Did Productivity Go? Can Incentives to Grow the Workforce Be Found?

    October 2013 | Global Debt and Growth Series

    From 1990-2012, Japan’s gross debt/GDP increased from 68 percent to 237 percent. Today, productivity is low and falling, the workforce is shrinking, and deflation and debt-deflation risks loom large.

  6. Where Do SWP Leaders Come From?

    February 2012 | Executive Action Report

    Conversations with strategic workforce planning (SWP) executives net insights about the skills and competencies needed to work in this field and the variety of paths that lead to careers as SWP leaders.

  7. Will Your People Be Ready? Top executives reveal how they are addressing today's meteoric pace of change.

    January 2013 | The Conference Board Review

    Two dozen top executives discuss how they're managing their people to deal with the increasing rate of change.

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