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Strategic Thinking

Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans consistent with long-term interests of the organization in a global environment. Capitalizes on opportunities and manages risks.

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Highlights

The Future of Work: Frontline Challenges in an Era of Digital Transformation

August 2018

Based on the insights of more than 250 C-suite and senior level executives who attended The Future of Work: The Strategic HR Joint Council Meeting in May 2018, this report outlines the future of work and the evolutionary impact digital transformation is having, and will have, on business organizations from the perspective of HR executives.

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Human Capital Watch

November 19, 2018

Join our webcast panelists who will share how they measure the impact of employee engagement and create linkages between engagement and other business outcomes, such as customer satisfaction, retention, and turnover. CPE credit available

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Non-Traditional Workers Are Less Satisfied at Work, Especially Men

(Labor Markets Blog, October 2018)

A forthcoming 2018 report by The Conference Board on non-traditional work is set to address the lack of growth and impact alternative work arrangements will have on the U.S. labor market. Hiring workers through alternative arrangements is certainly a viable option for many employers, but satisfaction levels may make it difficult for employers to significantly change their share of non-traditional workers.

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Conferences/Events

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Publications

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Webcasts

  • Global Leadership Forecast

    November 13, 2018

    Join this interactive webcast on the topic of Building A Coaching Culture & Mentoring For Impact, featuring Amy Lui Abel from The Conference Board and Stephanie Neal from DDI. HRCI, SHRM, CPE, and CCE credit available

  • Human Capital Watch

    November 19, 2018

    Join our webcast panelists who will share how they measure the impact of employee engagement and create linkages between engagement and other business outcomes, such as customer satisfaction, retention, and turnover. CPE credit available

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Blogs

  • Non-Traditional Workers Are Less Satisfied at Work, Especially Men

    (Labor Markets Blog, October 2018)

    A forthcoming 2018 report by The Conference Board on non-traditional work is set to address the lack of growth and impact alternative work arrangements will have on the U.S. labor market. Hiring workers through alternative arrangements is certainly a viable option for many employers, but satisfaction levels may make it difficult for employers to significantly change their share of non-traditional workers.
  • Measuring Success in Making a Difference

    (Consumer Dynamics Center Blog, October 2018)

    Companies need to build a mechanism to gauge consumers’ preferences for causes and integrate that with a measurement framework across all stakeholders of an organization. Sumair Sayani, vice president at Nielsen and Consumer Dynamics co-Center leader, suggests what this model might look like.
  • Executive Series: The “Creative” Dilemma

    (Society for New Communications Research Blog, October 2018)

    Creativity is important to developing new ideas and opportunities, but certain corporate cultures can stifle it. Employees have a responsibility to exercise their own creativity for the benefit of themselves and the business. In communications, creativity should be nurtured in three areas in particular: writing, uncovering stories, and ideation. If companies want to promote new ideas and opportunities, being open to employees’ creativity is a good start.

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