Makes decisive decisions and implements business strategies despite uncertainty. Leads through change, acting without perfect information, adjusting as needed to changing conditions.
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(Global Economy Center Blog, September 2018)
Continued uncertainty over the outcome of Brexit negotiations is not helping. Unemployment in the UK now stands at its lowest level in four decades. Gross domestic product growth at the start of the third quarter of 2018 also shows an economy in decent shape, having grown faster than in the prior two quarters.
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The Long Arm of the Law: GDPR's Impact on HR Data
GDPR mandates that human capital data, much of which qualifies as “sensitive,” be protected vigorously. What’s HR’s role in protecting the personal data of employees, applicants, and contingent workers?
22 Truths about Organization Design: Insights from the 2017 Organization Design Conference
Nothing lasts for long in today’s volatile business climate—not even your latest organization design. Designs should enable agility and digital adaptability, embracing new ways of thinking while retaining core values.
China Center Quick Note: Politics in Command - China after the 19th Party Congress
The 19th Party Congress and its subsequent 1st Plenum, which ran October 18-25, had been widely anticipated for nearly a year. With the dust just now settling, we begin the difficult work of interpreting what actually transpired at the Congress and what it means for foreign investors in China.
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
Global Leadership Forecast
December 11, 2018
Join this interactive webcast on the topic of Rethinking Leadership Potential: Making the Most of High-Potential Talent, featuring Rebecca Ray from the Conference Board and Evan Sinar from DDI. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available
The Risk of a UK Recession is Growing
(Global Economy Center Blog, September 2018)Continued uncertainty over the outcome of Brexit negotiations is not helping. Unemployment in the UK now stands at its lowest level in four decades. Gross domestic product growth at the start of the third quarter of 2018 also shows an economy in decent shape, having grown faster than in the prior two quarters.
Recession Signals from the UK Leading Economic Index
(Global Economy Center Blog, July 2018)Is a recession on the horizon in the UK? The short answer to this question is: yes. The probability of a recession in the near term has risen substantially. The UK business cycle is maturing and the lack of certainty around Brexit makes it difficult for consumers and businesses to make plans about the future. These are the ingredients that recessions are made of. The long answer requires an in-depth (and wonkish) analysis of The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the UK.
Op-Ed: We May be Missing the Productivity Revival in the Global Economy
(Global Economy Center Blog, May 2018)Policymakers returned home from last month’s spring meetings of the World Bank and IMF with a clear message. The current short-term outlook provides no guarantee for sustained economic growth in the medium-term. Not surprisingly the word “productivity” therefore appears many times in this edition of the IMF’s World Economic Outlook. Productivity growth will be one of the most effective ways to prevent the recent upswing in global growth from slowing down prematurely.