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

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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Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy

June 12, 2018

Join our guest, co-author Jonathan Haskel, as he shares some of the insights from his latest book, Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy. CPE credit available.

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A Fireside Chat on Impact and Mission Measurement

(Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, May 2018)

As part of staying up to date on corporate social responsibility and nonprofit program management best practices, we sat down for a chat with Jason Saul, Founder and CEO of Mission Measurement, and Alex Parkinson, Senior Researcher and Director of the Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board (SNCR). Here’s what we learned about why it’s important to measure impact, what donors expect, current trends—and common mistakes.

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Webcasts

  • Window on Europe's General Data Protection Regulation

    May 23, 2018

    Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to take effect on May 25th. Companies operating in Europe are challenged to comply with one of the most stringent data privacy regulation regimes. But there are also big opportunities for companies to get ahead of the curve in building consumer trust and to compete on “safe” digital products and services. CPE credit available.

  • Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy

    June 12, 2018

    Join our guest, co-author Jonathan Haskel, as he shares some of the insights from his latest book, Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy. CPE credit available.

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Blogs

  • A Fireside Chat on Impact and Mission Measurement

    (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, May 2018)

    As part of staying up to date on corporate social responsibility and nonprofit program management best practices, we sat down for a chat with Jason Saul, Founder and CEO of Mission Measurement, and Alex Parkinson, Senior Researcher and Director of the Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board (SNCR). Here’s what we learned about why it’s important to measure impact, what donors expect, current trends—and common mistakes.
  • 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.
  • Better Businesses Mean a Better World: An Approach through the SDG Framework

    (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, May 2018)

    At the spring meeting of The Conference Board’s Global CSR & Philanthropy Council, the group closely considered their next steps with regard to the SDGs. Members had provocative discussions stimulated by various guest speakers from organizations such as the United Nations Foundation, US-ASEAN Business Council, The Conference Board, and Palladium.

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