Human Capital Management Publications

Builds and manages workforce based on organizational goals, budget considerations, and staffing needs. Ensures that employees are appropriately recruited, selected, appraised, and rewarded; takes action to address performance problems. Manages a multi-sector workforce and a variety of work situations.


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2017

  1. Keeping the "Dream Team:" Leveraging Analytics to Retain Top Talent in Asia

    September 2017

    This report highlights the talent retention challenges faced by employers in Asia and sheds light on how organizations can leverage human capital analytics to aid their retention strategies.

  2. Job Satisfaction 2017 Edition: More Opportunity and Satisfaction in a Tighter Labor Market

    September 2017

    Job satisfaction has improved for the sixth year in a row, and much of the improvement is due to the improvement in the labor market. The Conference Board Job Satisfaction survey explains this trend and other useful insights about US employees’ sentiments about work based on our annual survey.

  3. Sharing the Lead: Examining the Causes and Consequences of Lead Independent Director Appointment

    August 2017

    The power balance between the CEO and the board largely determines how and whether a lead independent director is appointed as well as what effect the appointment has on firm performance and the likelihood of CEO/chair separation.

  4. China Center Chart Dive: China's labor compensation share of GDP is on the rise; this should be good for consumption in the near-term

    August 2017

    High household savings rates have worked to constrain consumption in China for a long time. However, recent data suggests a decline in Chinese savings rates. This may partially explain the resilience of consumption growth in China, even as the country’s overall economic growth continues to slow.

  5. Human Capital in Europe: Forward-Thinking Strategies for Meeting the Decade's Challenges

    July 2017

    We find considerable alignment between what CEOs and HR executives of companies based in Europe view as their major challenges through 2020. 

  6. US Salary Increase Budgets for 2018

    July 2017

    The projected total median increase in budgets for 2018 across all employee categories remains at 3.00 percent overall, unchanged for more than half a decade.

  7. CEO Succession Practices: 2017 Edition

    July 2017

    CEO Succession Practices: 2017 Edition analyzes all CEO succession events at S&P 500 companies over the last 15 years with additional analysis based on 2017 survey findings.

  8. 25 Truths about M&A Integration: Insights from the Merger Integration Conference

    July 2017

    The need for transformative M&A deals is urgent. Deal volume is growing, deal rationales are changing, and the cultural and geographic scope of mergers is expanding. Communication and deal prep are paramount.

  9. 25 Truths about HR's Role in Mergers and Acquisitions: Insights from the HR M&A Lab

    July 2017

    HR has growing importance in mergers and acquisitions. Cross-border elements, global staffing issues, and complex value propositions are areas where HR can help drive deal value, along with due diligence and budgeting.

  10. China Center Chart Dive: Workforce skill gaps loom large for Made in China 2025

    June 2017

    Talent challenges are likely to drag on the progress of China’s major new plan to modernize and upgrade its manufacturing sector, the controversial and contentious “Made in China 2025” initiative.

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