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2017

  1. Driving Digital Transformation: Why Culture and Structure Matter

    28 June, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    This report investigates what organizations need to look, feel, and act like if they are to be successful at digital transformation. What are the strategic capabilities companies need to develop? How can corporate culture support or hinder digital transformation? What kinds of organizational structure does digital transformation require?

  2. Ensuring Accountability in Modern Trade Policy

    27 June, 2017 | Executive Action Report

    Regulatory cooperation for the new generation of trade agreements is promising, reasonable, and controllable. If done correctly, it will benefit consumers and maintain consumer protection. However, a regulatory cooperation body needs transparency and a set of rules to be fully accountable to EU citizens.

  3. Drafting the 'Dream Team': Leveraging Analytics to Acquire Top Talent in Asia

    22 June, 2017 | Research Report

    Using workforce analytics, organizations can systematically examine and evaluate the quality of their talent acquisition strategies to identify and implement the most effective means for finding talent. 

  4. Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job?: Proxy Advisors' Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description

    15 June, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    When describing the job of a public company board member, proxy advisors were not  naturally inclined to draw up a list of qualifications and responsibilities.

  5. Immigration Policy That Works: Bringing Foreign-Born Workers into High-Shortage Occupations to Grow Our Economy

    14 June, 2017 | Committee for Economic Development

    This policy brief recommends steps to reform immigration policy, including suggestions for employing both native-born workers and immigrants to flexibly address looming labor shortages.

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    14 June, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Recent downside risks challenge the outlook for emerging markets for remainder of the year.

  7. 25 Truths about Leadership Development: Insights from the 2017 Leadership Development Conference

    13 June, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    What makes a leader? While leadership roles may be formal and staid, leadership development professionals are finding that even employees without managerial authority can influence the business culture of an organization.

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    13 June, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Eurozone exporters are not (yet) fully benefiting from global trade growth

  9. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    13 June, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    The growth trend of US economy continues at about 2 percent.

  10. A Roadmap to Sustainable Supply Chain Standards: Decoding Progress, Challenges, and Best Practices

    12 June, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    This report is a resource for understanding how sustainable supply chain standards and codes of conduct are evolving, and how companies can adapt to increasing demands for global transparency and accountability.

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Straight Talk June 2017

StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2017: Can the Recent Upswing Put Global Growth Back on Track?

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