Business Savvy

Knowledgeable about how businesses operate; continually scans the environment for changing conditions and to understand competitors; applies best practices and proven management techniques to drive revenues and results.

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China Center Data Flash: Marginal slowdown in trend growth anticipated for 2018

December 2017

October data confirmed that China’s trend growth momentum is modestly weakening. Growth is likely to see marginal slowing in 2018, driven by intensifying deleveraging pressures. 

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The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View

December 14, 2017

A complimentary series for member companies to help executives stay on top of the changing business and economic conditions throughout China, the Asia-Pacific Region, India, and Brazil. CPE credit available

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How Companies Can Recruit and Retain the Best and Most Diverse Workforces by Offering Board-Matching Programs

(Giving Thoughts Blog, December 2017)

Employees are more likely to work and stay at companies that help match them to nonprofit boards in addition to providing funds to the nonprofits where they serve. This is one of the most powerful findings of Better World Leadership: The Nonprofit Board Leadership Study, released last month.

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  • How Companies Can Recruit and Retain the Best and Most Diverse Workforces by Offering Board-Matching Programs

    (Giving Thoughts Blog, December 2017)

    Employees are more likely to work and stay at companies that help match them to nonprofit boards in addition to providing funds to the nonprofits where they serve. This is one of the most powerful findings of Better World Leadership: The Nonprofit Board Leadership Study, released last month.
  • Companies Can, and Should, Address Sexual Misconduct No Matter Where It Happens

    (Giving Thoughts Blog, December 2017)

    The past few weeks have seen an extraordinary increase in awareness, and acknowledgement, that sexual assault, harassment, coercion, and improprieties happen in the workplace with appalling frequency, and that perpetrators must be held accountable by their employers and by society. I hope that it will now be much, much harder for any American workplace to turn a blind eye (or worse) when an employee raises such an allegation.
  • Entrepreneurs Are the New Aid in Africa

    (Giving Thoughts Blog, December 2017)

    The Conference Board’s Global CSR and Philanthropy Council met in Accra, Ghana, in November to discuss corporate social responsibility in sub-Saharan Africa.

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