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2017

  1. 22 Truths about Change and Transformation

    19 July, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Change today is rapid, overwhelming, and overwhelmingly digital. Leaders need to understand this and to change their strategies, capabilities, and attitudes accordingly.

  2. Toward a New Measurement of the Value of Government Relations: Adapting Sustainability Measurements to Demonstrate Greater Business Value

    18 July, 2017 | Council Perspectives

    Judging government relations value by inappropriate criteria shortchanges the discipline and can render a false conclusion to corporate leaders, leading to resource cuts that ultimately harm the firm.

     

  3. China Center Chart Dive: If China trade sneezes, where are Asian countries vulnerable to catching a cold?

    13 July, 2017 | China Center Publications

    Economic and commercial developments in China, good or bad, clearly have the potential to propagate to nearly every corner of the global economy. But the nature and degree of China exposure in Australia, Indonesia, and Japan, for instance, differ from South Korea and Taiwan. 

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    12 July, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    The US economy remains on track for above 2 percent growth in 2017

  5. CEO Succession Practices: 2017 Edition

    11 July, 2017 | Research Report

    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.

  6. 25 Truths about M&A Integration: Insights from the Merger Integration Conference

    06 July, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    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.

  7. 25 Truths about HR's Role in Mergers and Acquisitions: Insights from the HR M&A Lab

    06 July, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    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.

  8. Future of Disaster Philanthropy

    06 July, 2017 | Research Report

    This Giving Thoughts article describes challenges and opportunities for corporations willing to step up and reimagine the future of disaster philanthropy.

  9. Turning Silver into Gold: Tapping into the Mature Workforce to Close Europe's Widening Talent Gaps

    06 July, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Europe's workforce is aging and possibly shrinking as well. Retaining and retraining mature workers can help stem the tide of workforce defections and fill in skills gaps.

  10. Governance Outlook for Directors: Highlights of the 2017 The Conference Board /CED Spring Policy Conference

    06 July, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    The Conference Board Governance Center and the Committee for Economic Development (CED) on April 20, 2017 co-hosted more than 100 corporate governance practitioners to discuss the state of corporate governance, corporate political contributions, the job description of a corporate director, and cybersecurity oversight.

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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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