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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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Highlights

25 Truths about Talent Management: Insights from the 2018 Talent Management Conference

March 2018

In this era of digital transformation, businesses need to become more digital and change how they work. First, HR needs to become more digital and change how it works.

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Window On the Trade Disputes

July 25, 2018

Window On is a monthly series of live panel discussions on timely and relevant economic, business, and policy topics. Join thought leaders from The Conference Board, along with prominent global executives, as they discuss critical issues facing today’s business executives.

A more in-depth description of this webcast will be available closer to program date.

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The Impact Genome Project and Benchmarking Social Outcomes

(Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, June 2018)

Earlier this year, The Conference Board and Mission Measurement announced a new partnership to benchmark social outcomes data. Using Mission Measurement’s Impact Genome Project® (IGP), the two organizations will collect and analyze data on the social outcomes of corporations’ charitable contributions. Companies are now invited to participate in the IGP and to share their impact measurement data.

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Publications

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Webcasts

  • Economics Watch

    July 11, 2018

    With unemployment rates reaching 50 year lows, firms must carefully analyze regional labor market dynamics to discover the best opportunities for obtaining talent. Join our expert panel as they discuss job market and wage growth conditions across states. CPE credit available

  • Window On the Trade Disputes

    July 25, 2018

    Window On is a monthly series of live panel discussions on timely and relevant economic, business, and policy topics. Join thought leaders from The Conference Board, along with prominent global executives, as they discuss critical issues facing today’s business executives.

    A more in-depth description of this webcast will be available closer to program date.

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Blogs

  • The Impact Genome Project and Benchmarking Social Outcomes

    (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, June 2018)

    Earlier this year, The Conference Board and Mission Measurement announced a new partnership to benchmark social outcomes data. Using Mission Measurement’s Impact Genome Project® (IGP), the two organizations will collect and analyze data on the social outcomes of corporations’ charitable contributions. Companies are now invited to participate in the IGP and to share their impact measurement data.
  • A Culture of Responsibility

    (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, June 2018)

    “Culture” is the word of the moment: societal culture, organizational culture, corporate culture. The media blames culture—and rightfully so—when things at an organization go bad, referencing it as the reason for why people break the rules, disrespect others and go against societal values. But culture is also a good thing that leads to innovation, accomplishment and integrity. Managing culture is the responsibility of everyone in an organization and the board should set the tone.
  • Confronting the Wave: Revitalizing Local Food Districts While Strengthening Racial Equity

    (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, June 2018)

    Michigan nonprofit Eastern Market Corporation (EMC) was created in 2006 to revitalize Detroit’s public market and adjacent food district. EMC has pivoted from priming the pump to confronting this wave to ensure that the market’s core values are not lost and that racial equity is strengthened as a tsunami of new real estate investment hits the Eastern Market District.

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