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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Highlights

14th Annual Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Relationship Management Conference

April 17 - 18, 2018 |(Chicago, IL)

Co-Innovation, Risk Mitigation and Data Challenges

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The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

December 2017

Progress on tax measures, along with continued strength from business and consumer confidence, will lead the economy to near 3 percent growth in 2018.

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Human Capital Watch: The Conference Board C-Suite Challenge 2018

January 17, 2018

Join our researchers to learn key insights from the 2018 C-Suite Challenge survey, including the top hot-button issues for 2018 and how organizations are reinventing themselves for the digital age. 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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Products & Services

Conferences/Events

Publications

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Webcasts

  • Window on Immigration

    November 22, 2017

    Immigrants will play an increasingly important role in helping jobs fill critical vacancies as native-born work force growth slows in mature economies. This webcast examines opportunities and barriers to hiring more foreign-born workers within your organization. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

  • Human Capital Watch: The Conference Board C-Suite Challenge 2018

    January 17, 2018

    Join our researchers to learn key insights from the 2018 C-Suite Challenge survey, including the top hot-button issues for 2018 and how organizations are reinventing themselves for the digital age. CPE credit available

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Blogs

  • 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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